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147 passengers EVACUATED from Boeing 737 in France over fear of CHOLERA outbreak

The emergency alert happened at the airport in Perpignan, France, which had just arrived from Oran, Algeria.

Passengers were cleared from the plane after it landed just before 2pm local time.

Emergency services than took the child to a hospital to undergo tests.

Others on board were all made to disinfect their hands and their details were taken for monitoring.

Airport staff were given a warning by the medical authorities in Algeria.

It comes after 100 people were taken ill on an Emirates flightfrom Dubai to New York.Cholera is an infection of the small intestine – and kills up to 130,000 people every year, with a further 5 million infected.

There was an outbreak of Cholera in Algeria earlier this year – which killed two people.

Cholera is highly contagious and can be transferred by contact with infected fecal matter, or contaminated food or water.

It can kill within hours if the symptons are ignored – and was known as the Blue Death during outbreaks in Britain during the 1800s.

Symptons include vomiting, muscle cramps, dehydration and diarrhea.Airport spokesman Denis Leluc said: “There was a fear for the health of the child, who was evacuated to the city hospital for examination.”There were 147 other passengers, as well as crew, and all of them were warned about the dangers of Cholera.

“The eight-year-old child is still undergoing tests.

 

 

“https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/727784/asl-airlines-france-cholera-evacuation-perpignan-oran-algeria-contagious-boeing-737


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