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Passengers fall ill on two flights from Europe to Philadelphia

Staff Writer | September 7, 2018
Thursday, 12 passengers arriving at Philadelphia International Airport on international flights on American Airlines #755 from Paris and on American Airlines #1317 from Munich – were experiencing flu-like symptoms.
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America   All passengers on the two flights were held for a medical review
As a precaution, all passengers on the two flights – totaling about 250 plus crew – were held for a medical review and the CDC was notified.

CDC, the Philadelphia Health Department and the Philadelphia Fire Department personnel performed medical evaluations and assessments.

The passengers - except for the 12 affected - are in the process of being released. Airport operations were not impacted during this time.