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Las Vegas Flight Quarantined ‘After Reports That a Passenger Who Had Recently Traveled to Africa Vomited on Board the Aircraft’

Ambulances were seen surrounding the plane...

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Emergency medical officials responded to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Friday because a passenger was reportedly showing some Ebola-like symptoms, NBC Los Angeles reports.

Christine Crews, a spokeswoman for the airport, told KSNV-TV that the flight was quarantined "after reports that a passenger who had recently traveled in Africa vomited on board the aircraft." However, officials later said the sick passenger does not meet the criteria for Ebola.

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The plane, Delta Airlines Flight 404, departed from JFK International Airport in New York City on Friday morning and arrived in Las Vegas in the afternoon.

KSNV-TV reports six ambulances were seen around the plane as medical officials worked the scene.

This story has been updated.

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