12 passengers on two American Airlines flights report flu-like symptoms

12 passengers on two American Airlines flights report flu-like symptoms

The plane, an Emirates double-decker Airbus A380 traveling from Dubai, had landed shortly after 9 a.m. local time (1310 GMT), according to the airline.

Three passengers and seven crew members were hospitalized for testing, nine others who reported feeling ill refused treatment. "We've got news stations and police and a bunch of ambulances".

The rest of the passengers from the two flights were allowed to continue on to their destination, he said, adding that the CDC would provide further information when tests results were confirmed.

Vanilla Ice, of "Ice Ice Baby" fame, was aboard an Emirates flight that was quarantined at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday morning after several passengers fell ill.

A spokesman for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted that the flight had stopped in Mecca in Saudi Arabia - which is experiencing a flu outbreak.

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Vanilla Ice is aboard an Emirates Airbus A380 jet quarantined at John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY, according to the musician's Twitter account.

Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai was headed to NY when at least 100 of its 500 passengers reported feeling ill.

Passengers were required to fill out forms and have their temperature taken as they exited the plane. Officials were concerned by 10 sick passengers who all displayed flu-like symptoms. All others will disembark shortly. Because the plane also stopped in Mecca, Phillips tweeted that the flu may be the culprit, as Mecca is now experiencing an outbreak.

She said: "Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on board flight EK203 from Dubai to NY were taken ill".

Emirates Airline did not immediately respond to Ars' request for comment or updates.

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