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JetBlue Flight Quarantined at JFK Over Measles Scare


A Jet Blue flight at JFK Airport was placed into quarantine, Sunday night, after two passengers showed possible signs of having the highly contagious measles virus.

Sources tell YWN that JetBlue Flight 410 from Santo Domingo Republic is carrying dozens of Orthodox Jewish passengers who are returning from a Pesach program.

The flight landed at JFK at around 9:00PM, and was immediately placed into quarantine.

Jewish community activists immediately contacted the pediatricians and doctors of the family, and produced record that the entire family was vaccinated. It appears it is some type of bites from bugs.

UPDATE 9:50PM ET: YWN has confirmed that the Port Authority Police will allowing passengers to exit the aircraft.

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