16 Oct, 2014 @ 14:44
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UPDATE: Plane grounded in Madrid after passenger shows Ebola-like symptoms

AN Air France flight has been grounded in Madrid after a passenger showed Ebola-like symptoms. 

The sick man had just returned from Africa and complained of being extremely cold and was shivering.

Emergency health procedures where carried out at Madrid’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport.

The plane was carrying 183 passengers and left Charles de Gaulle in Paris at 9.35am and arrived in Madrid at 11.30am.

An Air France spokesperson said the passenger, had been isolated for medical checks but initial indications suggest he is not suffering with Ebola.

Rob Horgan

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