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CDC investigating potential case of measles at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Inside the McNamara terminal in the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. (WDIV)
Inside the McNamara terminal in the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Officials with Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport said a child suspected of having measles was found Saturday on an incoming flight from Las Vegas.

UPDATE: Wayne County officials: Sick child at Detroit Metropolitan Airport did not have measles

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According to authorities, the child is being tested to confirm whether or not it is a confirmed case. 

A representative with the airport said the remaining passengers were allowed off the plane and only the child is being tested for measles.