Measles scare: Health authorities seek passengers on Hong Kong-Tokyo flight after man contracts contagious disease

Health authorities on Wednesday were tracking down passengers on a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Tokyo on March 1 after a man on the plane was found to have contracted measles, a highly contagious airborne disease.The Centre for Health Protection said a 23-year-old Hongkonger developed a fever on March 1, the day he took CX526 to Narita Airport in Tokyo. He developed full-blown symptoms of measles three days later.The man, said to be a Cathay Pacific flight attendant, was admitted to…

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