Sick passengers removed from flight at Boston's Logan Airport

2014-10-13 23:42
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Boston - Emergency crews in protective gear removed five passengers with flu-like symptoms from a plane at Boston's Logan Airport on Monday, a spokesperson for the Massachusetts Port Authority said.

The Emirates flight 237 was from Dubai and none of the ill passengers had recently been to West Africa, said spokesperson Matthew Brelis.

The region is in the midst of a deadly Ebola outbreak.

"Out of an abundance of caution, the people were wearing protective gear when they went on board the plane and removed the passengers," Brelis said.

He was not immediately able to provide further details.

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