Measles on Icelandair flight

 Passengers and crew on an Icelandair were notified by the state infectiologist of Iceland that there was a possibility of measles infection on board. The same announcement was sent to passengers of Air Iceland Connect from Reykjavik to Egilsstaðir on February 15th. 

Measles infection was detected in one passenger on the Icelandair flight who was from the Philippines. This has been confirmed by Icelandair. 

The flights are FI455 with Icelandair on February 14th and Air Iceland Connect Flight NY356 on February 15th. The infection affects 200 people altogether. People on those flights are asked to contact a doctor if they notice symptoms such as a fever, cold, red eyes or a rash. 


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