Emirates has confirmed around 10 passengers have fallen seriously ill on a flight from Dubai to New York.
Emergency services are responding at JFK Airport.
The pilot on Emirates Flight 203 is reportedly raising concerns that his passengers are sick with fevers and coughing.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/EK203?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#EK203</a> from Dubai to New York were taken ill. On arrival, as a precaution, they were attended to by local health authorities. All others will disembark shortly. The safety & care of our customers is our first priority.</p>— Emirates Airline (@emirates) <a href="https://twitter.com/emirates/status/1037344121139195905?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 5, 2018</a></blockquote>
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