Plane quarantined in New York after 100 passengers become sick

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NEW YORK (WCMH) — A plane that has landed in New York is being quarantined after 100 passengers reported feeling sick.

According to WNBC, about 100 of the 500 passengers on Emirates flight 203 from Dubai started feeling ill before it landed at JFK airport, Wednesday.

A spokesman for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene.

Airline representatives did not immediate respond to an email requesting information.

A New York Police Department counterterrorism division tweeted that it was monitoring what appeared to be a “medical situation.”

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