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Panic as passenger with Ebola-like symptoms arrives at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

3rd September, 2014

There was a major scare at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) Wednesday night after reports suggested a passenger on a plane from Democratic Republic of Congo had symptoms of Ebola. The Kenya Airways Flight 550 from Lubumbashi landed at JKIA at 6.45pm, causing panic. The flight crew had alerted Ministry of Health officials about the male passenger who had vomited in the aircraft while mid-air.