10 passengers test positive for flu after flight lands at Kennedy Airport: mayor’s office

AmNews Staff Reports | 9/6/2018, 2:40 p.m.
Ten people have tested positive for influenza after being hospitalized when their plane landed at Kennedy Airport, the mayor’s office ...
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Ten people have tested positive for influenza after being hospitalized when their plane landed at Kennedy Airport, the mayor’s office announced Thursday.

The passengers were among more than 500 people on board, 19 people were sickened —10 of them were taken to a hospital while the other nine refused medical attention, a spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office said after Wednesday’s incident.

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