Lonely Planet Writer

Air France plane in Ebola scare at Madrid Airport

Air France.
Air France. Image by Christopher Griner / CC BY 2.0

Madrid airport was forced to isolate a passenger plane on Thursday after a passenger complained of Ebola-like symptoms. The plane’s return flight was cancelled to enable authorities to disinfect the aircraft. The man, who was travelling from Lagos, Nigeria via Paris, has since tested positive for malaria and negative for Ebola. Read more: theguardian.com