Friday, April 27, 2012

Delta Plane QUARANTINED after woman returning from Africa trip breaks out in rash amid fears she had MONKEYPOX

A woman returning home from Africa caused a monkeypox scare aboard her flight after she broke out in a rash, sparking a massive quarantine among the passengers.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention later said there was no threat, and normal operations have since resumed at Midway International Airport.

Lise Sievers told NBC Chicago that she was on her way home from Uganda, and bug bites caused her to break out in a rash.

All passengers aboard the Delta flight were quarantined for about three hours until the all-clear was signaled.

Sievers was evaluated shortly after the plane landed Thursday afternoon. Read More