Passengers who were not ill were allowed to continue with their travel plans.
Emirates Airline has confirmed that "about 10 passengers" have fallen ill from an unidentified illness on flight 203, direct from Dubai to John F. Kennedy Airport in NY, where the plane is now being held under quarantine. Of those passengers, 10 were transported to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center while the other nine sick travellers refused medical attention, Phillips said.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had been briefed on the incident, his spokesman Eric Phillips wrote on Twitter.
Separately, health officials in Houston said they were looking into a case of a person with measles possibly exposing others to the virus during a flight connection at that city's Hobby Airport on Aug 21 and 22.
Initial reports from NBC New York said up to 100 passengers said they felt sick, with sources saying about 18 people had been taken to the hospital.
A commercial jet from Dubai prompted a large-scale emergency response at New York's Kennedy Airport on Wednesday after a pilot reported that several passengers and crew members were complaining about having a flu-like illness.
"When they were standing in line to board, people were coughing", she said.
Rapper Vanilla Ice said on Twitter that his flight from Dubai was delayed on the runway at JFK.
Photos from passengers show rows of ambulances and firetrucks on the tarmac.
Emergency Service Unit officers from the Port Authority Police Department and the NYPD joined personnel from the FDNY, the Office of Emergency Management and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
As Gothamist writer Jake Offenhartz noted, though, Mr. Ice in fact probably arrived on a later Emirates Airlines flight that was scheduled to land at 2:15 p.m.
Kaepernick said he was protesting police shootings of African-American men and other social injustices in the United States. The NFL saw a dip in its ratings and mass protests due to its mishandling of national anthem protests last season .
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The Palestinians said the latest " diplomatic achievement " was the fruit of lobbying efforts by their officials. New Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez had opposed the switch even before taking office on August 15.
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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley told reporters at the press conference that the suspect was "actively shooting innocent victims". Two of those patients are among the dead, officials said, one is in serious condition and the other in critical condition.
Taking aim at Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again", she said McCain's America was always great. Mr McCain graduated from the elite Naval Academy in 1958, later serving in Vietnam as a fighter jet pilot.
Samsung's mobile research and development organisation and product planning began earlier this year for the shift in strategy. Koh hinted that we will learn more about the device later this year at the Samsung Developer Conference in November.
Cover your cough or your sneeze", she said. "Every time you contact your face, you delight in a likelihood of introducing germs". Still, AAP says the effectiveness of the latest version remains an unknown against the strain.
An undated handout photo made available by NASA showing a hole found in the International Space Station (ISS). Astronauts later found the two-millimeter hole in one of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked at the station.
Hazard warns rivals: Chelsea can win Premier League
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Northern California Wildfire Triples in Size Near Redding
The Delta Fire was burning in timber and brush in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in a canyon along the Sacramento River. Interstate 5 has been closed for about 10 miles around Redding, about 130 miles northwest of Sacramento in Shasta County.
Monica Lewinsky Walks off Stage After Bill Clinton Question
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Elephants Found Dead In Wildlife Sanctuary
A non-profit conducting an elephant census made the grisly discovery near one of Africa's most important wildlife reserves. Numbers of great tuskers across Africa have dwindled to about 50, according to various estimates by conservationists.
Kavanaugh defends his net neutrality dissent in Senate hearing
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Slain boy's foster parents seek changes in child services
The mother accused of killing her two-year-old son in Largo, Florida , has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse. After the boy suffered repeated seizures, Stinson brought him to the wooded area Sunday and departed without him, police say.