American evacuees from Wuhan to be quarantined


Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement that the passengers will be “monitored for symptoms post-arrival.”None of the 201 passengers are sick, and quarantining an entire plane of healthy people is “certainly unusual,” said Dr. William Schaffner, a longtime CDC adviser.”With SARS and Zika, we quarantined individuals, but not a whole airplane,” said Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.It’s not clear for how long or where the passengers will be kept in California. Originally, the flight was supposed to land at Ontario International Airport, and arrangements there were underway to keep them there through at least Sunday, according to a county official

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