Delta issues statement in response to potential case of measles at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
DETROIT – American airline Delta released a statment to Local 4 regarding a possible case of measles at Detroit Metropolitan Airport that was reported Saturday.
Officials with Detroit Metropolitan Airport said a child suspected of having measles was found Saturday on an incoming flight from Las Vegas.
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.
Read the statement from Delta here:
"Delta Flight 401 was met in Detroit by EMS at the request of the crew to assess an individual. Delta takes all health and safety concerns seriously – other customers remained on board with the crew until the Center for Disease Control and Prevention was able to provide guidance to deplane. The CDC has not confirmed a communicable disease in this case."
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