Spanish authorities have isolated an Air France plane at Madrid’s airport and activated emergency health procedures after a passenger’s reported fever and shivers was treated as a suspected Ebola case, officials say.
A Spanish Airport Authority spokeswoman said the passenger jet had arrived in Madrid from Paris on Thursday.
She said the plane was taken to a special area of the airport and the passengers were being kept on board.
A health ministry spokeswoman said they were treating it as a suspected case of Ebola.
Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity in keeping with the regulations of their respective offices.
Reports suggest there are 183 passengers on the plane.