Ebola scare causes temporary travel disruptions at LAX

October 13, 2014 12:24 AM

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Ebola scare causes temporary travel disruptions at LAX

A person feared to have been exposed to the Ebola virus was on board a United Airlines flight that landed at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday,officials said. But the alarm mainly caused a disruption in travel and resulted in frustrated passengers waiting on board the aircraft.

Flight 703 arrived at LAX from New York's Kennedy airport at 1:50 p.m., and a passenger began to vomit and exhibit flu-like symptoms, prompting suspicions of Ebola. However, initially it had not been confirmed whether or not the passenger had been to an area where the virus is rampant or if the pers...

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