CDC Alerting Travelers on Northwest Flight About TB Exposure

A non-U.S. citizen who flew from Frankfurt, Germany to Detroit last Tuesday (3/10) aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 51 was found to be infected with tuberculosis upon his arrival in Detroit. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting 17 passengers that they may have been exposed to the disease. CDC policy dictates that everyone sitting within 2 rows of the infected man be notified of the risk.

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By Planet Data