Some Southwest Airlines passengers were possibly exposed to measles in August.
According to KRTK , the airline contacted travelers who shared a flight with a passenger who was later diagnosed with measles.
The Southwest flights impacted by this incident are:
Flight #5: Service between Dallas (Love Field) and Houston on August 21.
Flight #9: Service between Houston and Harlingen on August 21.
Flight #665: Service between Harlingen and Houston on August 22.
Flight #44: Service between Houston and Dallas (Love Field) on August 22.
The health department told KTRK , the patient is from north Texas and did not visit any airport restaurants or leave the airport on days of travel. The individual stayed in a waiting area in the airport.
- Dry cough
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Inflamed eyes (conjunctivitis)
- Tiny white spots with bluish-white centers on a red background found inside the mouth on the inner lining of the cheek — also called Koplik's spots
- A skin rash made up of large, flat blotches that often flow into one another