Passengers taken ill on Dubai-New York flight quarantined at JFK

September 5, 2018 17:28
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DUBAI - Emirates airline said that 10 passengers were taken ill on a flight to New York to Dubai on Wednesday.

Local New York media earlier said that about 100 passengers were reported feeling ill.Passengers "were immediately checked by local health authorities and those needing medical attention will be attended to," said an airline spokeswoman in a statement.

New York media report that the passengers are being kept in quarantine while authorities investigate the matter.

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