Passengers on a JetBlue flight from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic to New York were detained in isolation at New York's JFK airport after members of a Haredi family were suspected of carrying measles.
Reports According to Passengers The plane was alerted when he noticed that the children of the family had red spots on their faces.
The Lakewood family returned home to Pesach (Passover) in the Caribbean and said the children were completely healthy. Red spots were just mosquito bites.
The Port Authority dismissed the passengers after the children were examined and proved that they had been completely vaccinated against measles.
According to Kikar Hashabbat Family The only reason for the delay was the Haredi appearance, and the whole incident was anti-Semitic.
"We are perfectly normal people who vaccinate our children, just as most of the Haredi community does, we were only stopped because of our appearance and embarrassed in the entire plain," the site quoted the family ,
In a statement, a JetBlue spokesman said, "According to reports from a potential physician concern on board, Flight 41