An Emirates Airbus A380 operating from Dubai to New York was quarantined at New York's JFK International Airport on Wednesday after 10 passengers fell ill on board. A statement by the airline said the passengers were attended to shortly after landing, while the remaining were yet to disembark. A passenger claimed the flight was surrounded by ambulances on landing.
About 100 people complained of feeling sick on Emirates Flight 203, which landed with at least 521 passengers shortly after 9 a.m. EDT at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a statement. Their symptoms included cough and fever.