Flight quarantined in Boston amid Ebola fears

Flight quarantined in Boston amid Ebola fears

A flight from Dubai has been quarantined at Boston Logan Airport after five passengers began "exhibiting flu-like symptoms".

Emergency responders, wearing protective suits, boarded the Emirates flight as passengers were told to remain on board.

But an airport spokesman stressed that "none of the five were travelling from West Africa" - the centre of the current Ebola outbreak.

Lat week, a passenger on a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to the Dominican Republic caused a full scale alert when he joked about having Ebola.

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