EVA flight attendant diagnosed with measles, 170 contacts traced

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/04/12
By: Chen Ting-wei and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, April 12 (CNA) A flight attendant for EVA Airways was confirmed Wednesday as

CDC Deputy Director-General Philip Lo

being infected with measles, and is known to have had contact with 170 people during the incubation period, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

CDC Deputy Director-General Philip Lo (羅一鈞) said the patient, in her 20s, served in the elite class of EVA Flight B62 that departed from Vienna for Bangkok from last Wednesday to Thursday, and then in the elite class of Flight BR212 that departed from Thailand for Taiwan last Friday.

During the incubation period, the patient had visited France, Singapore, Beijing and Hangzhou in China, and Bangkok, Lo said.    [FULL  STORY]

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