QUEENS – A passenger on a JetBlue flight detained Sunday night at the John F. Kennedy International Airport was evaluated and reported to be worried that he was infected with measles] The plane was in a JFK handstand area secured after it landed in New York from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Now it goes on with the departure of aircraft.
"Following reports of a potential medical corporation on board, Flight 41
The passenger, who was previously vaccinated, was assessed and released by emergency services, a spokesman for the Port Authority said.
Masles is highly contagious. In New York, hundreds of cases have been reported.
Symptoms include rash, high fever, cough, runny nose, and red, watery eyes. It can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (brain swelling). A measles infection in a pregnant woman can lead to a miscarriage, premature birth or a baby with low birth weight. The measles spread easily through the air when someone coughs or sneezes. People can also become ill when they come into contact with infected persons with mucus or saliva.