Friday, 7 September 2018

Southwest passengers might have been exposed to measles!

US Health officials say they are trying to find passengers from four Southwest Airlines flights last month who might have been exposed to measles.

The passengers' would have taken flights on 21st August and 22nd August on which a fellow passenger from North Texas who was later diagnosed with the highly contagious virus. The flights went to Dallas, Houston and Harlingen.

The Houston Health Department says it’s helping to find the passengers who might have been exposed to the virus.  They say people exposed to this patient might develop symptoms as late as 12th September. Those symptoms include rash, high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes.