The sick passengers on the Emirates airline flight that landed at Kennedy Worldwide Airport in New York on Wednesday have been most likely affected by the flu and customary chilly, a spokesman for the Services for Sickness Administration and Prevention said Thursday.
Benjamin Haynes, the spokesman for the corporate, said 11 of us have been taken to the hospital and assessments confirmed the victims had influenza or totally different widespread respiratory viruses. The victims have been dealt with at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens.
Native authorities alerted the C.D.C. about Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after fairly a number of passengers complained of coughing, fevers and indicators of gastrointestinal illness.
“It was clear of us have been sick sooner than they even purchased on the airplane, lots so that I requested the stewardess for a masks,” said Erin Sykes, a passenger from New York. “People have been coughing the whole flight, like phlegmy, truly gross coughs.”
The C.D.C. initially said about 100 of us on board have been sick. After the airplane landed, the corporate labored with native authorities to complete nicely being evaluations of the 549 passengers and crew members.