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KLM Warns Pax Over Cholera Infection On Board  
User currently offlineLeviticus From New Zealand, joined Oct 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 3021 times:

"Royal Dutch Airlines KLM has warned 237 passengers over possible cholera infection following a flight from New Delhi on Sunday when a young boy showed symptoms of the disease. "

More info here: http://www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2005/05/23/afx2046727.html

This is very sick.

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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 15375 posts, RR: 58
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 3003 times:

Quoting Leviticus (Thread starter):

This is very sick.

yes..its an infectious disease..but its something which can be taken care of, and not easily spread, unlike some other diseases....

they are probably going to do a whole "cleandown" of the aircraft..especially the waste facilities....but nothing to be too alarmed about..

"Up the Irons!"
User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2962 times:

It's a very nice important detail KLM is giving to their passengers and crew. Good to see them taking care of everyone.

Nice done KLM!

[Edited 2005-05-24 04:25:31]

KLM- The Best Airline in the World!
User currently offlineSquirrel83 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 2810 times:

KLM havs warned 237 passengers, on a flight from New Delhi to Amsterdam on Sunday, of which a large number transferred at Amsterdam and flew on to destinations in the US with NorthWest.
KLM and NW warned them to undergo medical tests due to the slight chance they have been infected with cholera.
A boy on the plane was found to have developed symptoms of cholera. Cholera is spread by contaminated water and food.

User currently offlineLamedianaranja From Venezuela, joined Nov 2004, 1246 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (11 years 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2681 times:

They have done this before, with a suspected SARS case. Just in case of course, and it gives people a (false) sense of security when they know your airline is concerned about your health.
KLM Emergency Management considers these cases a good try-out for when something serious happens, BTW.

I wish that all skies were orange and blue!!
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