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Plane reportedly quarantined at Chicago airport
Fox news ^ | April 26, 2012 | AP

Posted on 04/26/2012 4:40:12 PM PDT by jazusamo

DEVELOPING: A plane reportedly is being quarantined after landing in Chicago, and the investigation is said to involve the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Aviation officials in Chicago say the city's health department and fire department have responded to a flight that landed at Midway International Airport, but local police and fire officials told Fox News the CDC is handling it.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: aviation; cdc; chicago; dal; midwayairport; planequaranteen; planequarantined
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1 posted on 04/26/2012 4:40:21 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

I hope it is AF1 and the kenyan has some kind of jungle rot.


2 posted on 04/26/2012 4:42:10 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Sworn to Defend The Constitution Against ALL Enemies, Foreign and Domestic. So Help Me GOD!)
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To: jazusamo
The next time you fly be sure to wear one these!

3 posted on 04/26/2012 4:42:49 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Kartographer

” but local police and fire officials told Fox News the CDC is handling it. “

Oh, cr@p...

Ping...


4 posted on 04/26/2012 4:43:23 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: jazusamo

Quarantined Delta flight at Midway given all-clearBy

NBCChicago.com

A passenger on a Delta Air Lines plane that was grounded and quarantined at Chicago’s Midway airport Thursday afternoon said they’ve been given the all-clear.

“A couple of people came on board, went to one of the passengers, took photographs of her and of the sores that apparently existed. I couldn’t tell from where I was sitting what those were,” one passenger, David Grober, told NBC Chicago. “They sent those photos apparently out to the [Centers for Disease Control]. We waited about another hour and finally gave us the all-clear and told us that it looked like they were bug bites and not an communicable disease.”

Delta flight 3163 landed shortly after 3:30 p.m. but passengers were unable to deplane. It originated in Detroit about an hour earlier.

Department of Aviation spokeswoman Karen Pride said crews were called to treat a passenger with an unspecified medical issue. The CDC also confirmed that it was investigating reports of a “possible illness.”

Read the original report at NBCChicago.com.

From the sky, NBC Chicago’s helicopter could see the aircraft on the ground at Midway’s gate A7. It was surrounded by medical and emergency personnel. The jet bridge was not connected to the plane.

Someone purportedly on the plane posted a photo to Twitter showing an official wearing a face mask.

“Still in quarantine. They say it’s not serious,” Kayla Maree Sanders wrote in one Tweet.

Midway remains open.


5 posted on 04/26/2012 4:44:04 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Uncle Ike

somebody aboard got ebola?


6 posted on 04/26/2012 4:44:33 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: jazusamo

A flight from where?


7 posted on 04/26/2012 4:44:45 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: jazusamo

Anything that’s been in Chicago should be quarantined and boiled.


8 posted on 04/26/2012 4:45:23 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: BenLurkin

Thanks for you post!


9 posted on 04/26/2012 4:45:27 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
"WBBM Newsradio reported that the passenger may have been traveling from Ghana and may have had a sort of rash or contagious disease."

Disconcerting.

Let's hope it's a false alarm.

10 posted on 04/26/2012 4:46:07 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: BenLurkin

Those aren’t sores. They’re bruises from the TSA shakedown...


11 posted on 04/26/2012 4:46:30 PM PDT by donozark (Marg Helgenberger! Wherever you are! What the hell do I do with all these DNA samples you requested?)
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To: jazusamo; neverdem; ProtectOurFreedom; Mother Abigail; EBH; vetvetdoug; Smokin' Joe; Global2010; ...
Bring Out Your Dead

Post to me or FReep mail to be on/off the Bring Out Your Dead ping list.

12 posted on 04/26/2012 4:48:06 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1192 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: jazusamo; neverdem
"traveling from Ghana..."

Of course it was never mentioned whether this woman had the rash prior to boarding the flight or tranferring to another flight, something that would be very important in the diagnosis.
13 posted on 04/26/2012 4:48:06 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

It says passenger may have been from Ghana.


14 posted on 04/26/2012 4:48:22 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I prefer irradiation and burning.


15 posted on 04/26/2012 4:48:22 PM PDT by jimpick
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To: BenLurkin
took photographs of her and of the sores that apparently existed

I hope it wasn't swelling buboes with a black discharge, and a nasty, frothy pink cough.

/johnny

16 posted on 04/26/2012 4:48:27 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I’ll start digging the pit.


17 posted on 04/26/2012 4:48:33 PM PDT by mcshot (God bless the USA!)
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To: BenLurkin

Someone may be plotting a bio attack and DHS are looking for any carrier... I feel it in my bones. This story worries me.

LLS


18 posted on 04/26/2012 4:49:41 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Pray hard and often!)
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To: jazusamo
Better safe than sorry.

On a related note.....something has always puzzled me about the folks who advocate open borders and no penalty for working here illegally.

Before being allowed to come to this country to work legally, there is a rather thorough and expensive medical exam to go through.

A lot of illegals find work in restaurants...goodness knows what diseases they bring with them. Don't people care about that?

19 posted on 04/26/2012 4:50:45 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
Mrs. Lurkin asked if this might be related to the Wisconsin Red Cross/Chicago evacuation plan story
20 posted on 04/26/2012 4:51:52 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: jazusamo

But the TSA has to go after white, 4 year old and 84 year old men, women and kids! They are the real threats!/s


21 posted on 04/26/2012 4:52:10 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: jazusamo
"WBBM Newsradio reported that the passenger may have been traveling from Ghana and may have had a sort of rash or contagious disease."
22 posted on 04/26/2012 4:52:18 PM PDT by blam
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To: Churchillspirit
" Don't people care about that? "

They're just racist. (That's all)

23 posted on 04/26/2012 4:54:06 PM PDT by blam
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To: tet68
A flight from where?

Detroit. An abundance of caution is certainly justified.

24 posted on 04/26/2012 4:54:18 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Churchillspirit

You make a great point and one that Obama and his appointed thugs don’t seem to care or worry about.


25 posted on 04/26/2012 4:54:36 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: blam

Lise Sievers blames her recent trip to Africa for causing her Delta Air Lines plane to be grounded and quarantined at Chicago’s Midway airport Thursday afternoon.

“I was visiting Uganda .. where I’m adopting two special needs kids. So we stayed at a hotel the other night and I think it left friends on my body. My son, who’s four and a half, had pustules on him,” Sievers said after deplaning Flight 3163. [Dumb bi+(#]

The flight originated from Detroit, but
passengers were kept on the plane outside Gate A7 for more than two hours after landing. From the sky, NBC Chicago’s helicopter could see the aircraft on the ground, surrounded by medical and emergency personnel.

“A couple of people came on board, went to one of the passengers, took photographs of her and of the sores that apparently existed. I couldn’t tell from where I was sitting what those were,” one passenger, David Grober, told NBC Chicago.

Another passenger on the plane posted a photo to Twitter showing an official wearing a face mask.

“Still in quarantine. They say it’s not serious,” Kayla Maree Sanders wrote in one Tweet.

Grober said the passengers were later given the all-clear, a fact later confirmed by The Centers for Disease Control in a statement:

“Passenger with rash illness has been examined, photos sent to CDC for analysis and based on info gathered has been released along with all other passengers.”

The CDC added that “appropriate follow up” with Sievers was to come.

“I have to say, Chicago Police Department, everybody just responded very well and all the passengers were great,” Sievers said.

Source: http://www.nbcchicago.com/traffic/transit/ohare-international-airport-delta-flight-quarantine-149141115.html#ixzz1tC5Qy7Bd


26 posted on 04/26/2012 4:56:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Cementjungle

Detroit? the whole place should be quaranteed,
check points on all highways.

Stop the Zombie invasion NOW!


27 posted on 04/26/2012 4:57:23 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Will do but the last time I flew was in 1999. The good old days compared to today.


28 posted on 04/26/2012 4:58:56 PM PDT by xp38
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To: BenLurkin
Mrs. Lurkin asked if this might be related to the Wisconsin Red Cross/Chicago evacuation plan story

Things that make you go "hmmmm". Where's the "dislike" button on this site?

29 posted on 04/26/2012 5:01:30 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (The only thing liberals favor manufacturing here is fake outrage.)
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To: BenLurkin

Well, Gd bless this woman adopting two special needs kids. I’m sorry she got big bites that scared everyone but she is an Angel.


30 posted on 04/26/2012 5:02:25 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: jazusamo

Detroit to Chicago by car = 4 hours.
Why would you fly that?
Not me.


31 posted on 04/26/2012 5:03:06 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Mygirlsmom

Hey EVERYBODY, look over here,

Then look over HERE

Distraction over-load and over-whelm.


32 posted on 04/26/2012 5:04:45 PM PDT by Dacula (OMG - Obama Must Go)
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To: jazusamo

I wonder what they were worried that it could be? Smallpox? Actually my big paranoid fear is that the USDA has allowed us to all be exposed to Mad Cow and that is why people are becoming more crazy by the day. Seriously, I bet the people with Obama stickers have sponge for brain and drool.


33 posted on 04/26/2012 5:09:14 PM PDT by TBall
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To: LibLieSlayer

What the hay when we already have illegal immigrants bringing super tuberculosis, polio, LEPROSY for heavens sake, disgusting parasites usually only seen in third world countries, etc. When, not having enough of our own with HIV/AIDS we give people from Africa, Haiti, etc a special immigration green light just for those with these diseases. When cobras, Russells vipers, mambas, boomslangs, bushmasters, carpet snakes, Gaboons, etc, start being found here in breeding colonies, im off to some small under the radar country in eastern europe! I think they only have one relatively harmless viper, like england’s adder! But I wouldn’t go to OZ if you paid me, bought me a mansion, and gave me free money for life!


34 posted on 04/26/2012 5:10:14 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Dacula; Kartographer

” Distraction over-load and over-whelm. “

The forgotten lesson to the fable, “The Boy Who Cried ‘Wolf!’”, is that, in the end, there *was* a wolf...

Or, as Donald Rumsfeld so eloquently put it - “We have to be right every time — they only have to get lucky once”...

Complacency - and especially that brand of complacency that finds it satisfying to sneer at the vigilant and prepared - is the true enemy.....


35 posted on 04/26/2012 5:13:36 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: TBall

I think they were worried because the lady had just been to Uganda to adopt two special need kids and she had a rash.


36 posted on 04/26/2012 5:13:53 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo; Lazlo in PA; Kartographer; Quix; lightman; SF_Redux; null and void; Clint N. Suhks; ...

“...took photographs of her and of the sores that apparently existed...”

Wouldn’t they do cultures and other physical tests, instead? Just asking...


37 posted on 04/26/2012 5:14:52 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: jazusamo; a fool in paradise

I perdict that we’re all gonna die!


38 posted on 04/26/2012 5:16:14 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Repeal The 17th

Hell they fly from Detroit to Lansing which is only an hour and change.

I’ve never flown anyway. Public transportation is for people who don’t want to die alone.


39 posted on 04/26/2012 5:17:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: carriage_hill

Post #26 pretty well explains it.


40 posted on 04/26/2012 5:18:07 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

“I was visiting Uganda .. where I’m adopting two special needs kids. So we stayed at a hotel the other night and I think it left friends on my body. My son, who’s four and a half, had pustules on him” Bedbugs?


41 posted on 04/26/2012 5:18:15 PM PDT by TBall
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Those surgical masks also make a great fashion statement...


42 posted on 04/26/2012 5:21:00 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: jazusamo
Aviation officials in Chicago say... the CDC is handling it.

Seems pretty obvious folks; Avian Flu.

43 posted on 04/26/2012 5:21:20 PM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I remember in the semi-old days when you’d fly to Australia and New Zealand (and also the stop in Tahiti) when the plane landed, Immigration would board and do the “Baptismal Shower”.....walk down the aisle with aerosol disinfectant spritzing their way through the plane.


44 posted on 04/26/2012 5:33:21 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walked into a bar; barkeep said "Hi Mitt")
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To: mrsmel

Don’t move to DC... that place is full of those Copper Headed Water Rattlers... and they are baaaaaad!

LLS


45 posted on 04/26/2012 5:38:11 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Pray hard and often!)
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To: jazusamo
What about the potential for every communicable disease and virus carried by every illegal that crosses our southern border.

There have been hints that several diseases, once eradicated in this country have been re-introduced into this country.

46 posted on 04/26/2012 5:38:17 PM PDT by Larry381 ("Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.")
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To: Lazlo in PA
Here are some funny ones.

47 posted on 04/26/2012 5:41:47 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Larry381
You're correct, I've read the same things. It also doesn't help that a fair number of parents now opt their kids out of vaccinations for diseases these illegals bring here with them.
48 posted on 04/26/2012 5:42:36 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: TBall

I hope they sanitize those airplane seats. Really, all of them, if it is bedbugs, which apparently ARE now spreading into places like airplanes.


49 posted on 04/26/2012 5:43:27 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Revolting cat!
I perdict that we’re all gonna die!

True that, but it's definitely not something I want the government involved in!

50 posted on 04/26/2012 5:45:16 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (The only thing liberals favor manufacturing here is fake outrage.)
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