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The Emirates Airlines flight landed in New York around 9:10 local time with about 500 people on board.
A plane from Dubai was placed today (05.09.2018) in quarantine with several hundred people aboard at the JFK airport in New York, after at least a dozen passengers felt sick, according to the Emirates company.
The flight, an Airbus of the Emirates Airlines company, landed in New York around 9.10 local time (13.10 GMT) with about 500 people on board. Police officers and experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were waiting for the plane already informed of the symptoms that numerous passengers were suffering.
The emergency services were also present with an important ambulance deployment to care for the sick.
“Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on the EK203 flight from Dubai to New York became ill, when they arrived, as a precautionary measure, they were taken care of by the local health authorities, and everyone else will disembark soon.The safety and care of our customers It’s our first priority, “the company explained through its Twitter account.
“The CDC is aware of an Emirates flight that arrived at JFK this morning with some passengers who are reporting an unspecified illness,” said a CDC official quoted in the Wall Street Journal.