The passenger from the southwest on FOUR flights from the Houston airport may have been exposed to measles

It is said that the passenger, from North Texas, caught connecting flights at the William P. Hobby Airport in Houston on August 21 and 22.

A passenger of Southwest Airlines in Texas may have exposed other passengers to measles, according to local health officials.

It is said that the passenger, from North Texas, caught connecting flights at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston on August 21 and 22.

At the already contagious moment, it was said that the passenger had not left the airport. Instead, they sat in waiting areas inside the airport for one hour each day, according to KPRC-TV.

It is said that the passenger, from North Texas, caught connecting flights at the William P. Hobby Airport in Houston on August 21 and 22.

It is said that the passenger, from North Texas, caught connecting flights at the William P. Hobby Airport in Houston on August 21 and 22.

Officials stated that the traveler flew on flight 5 from Dallas Love to Houston Hobby on August 21. That same day, the passenger took flight 9 from Houston Hobby to Harlingen.

The next day, the passenger caught the 665 flight from Harlingen to Houston Hobby. The next flight was number 44 from Houston Hobby to Dallas Love.

Officials at the Houston Health Department explained that they are working to contact passengers who may have been exposed to the traveler and the virus.

Already contagious, the passenger did not leave the airport while flying

Already contagious, the passenger did not leave the airport while flying

Already contagious, the passenger did not leave the airport while flying

Medications can be prevented with vaccines, but they are very contagious if they are not controlled. The virus lives in the nose and throat and spreads despite coughing and sneezing.

Medications can be prevented with vaccines, but they are very contagious if they are not controlled. The virus lives in the nose and throat and spreads despite coughing and sneezing.

Medications can be prevented with vaccines, but they are very contagious if they are not controlled. The virus lives in the nose and throat and spreads despite coughing and sneezing.

"People at the airport have a much lower risk of exposure than passengers on flights with the patient," explained Dr. David Persse of the Local Health Authority of the Houston Department of Health.

"That's why we focus directly on contacting passengers to notify them about the risk, ask about their vaccination status and make sure they monitor the symptoms and seek medical attention if necessary."

Medications can be prevented with vaccines, but they are very contagious if they are not controlled. The virus lives in the nose and throat and spreads despite coughing and sneezing.

Rash, high fever, cough, runny nose and irritated eyes are just some of the symptoms of the virus.

According to health officials, passengers may develop symptoms until September 12.

"This serves as a reminder about the importance of proper vaccination," Persse added. "The vaccine is safe and effective."

Southwest Airlines issued a statement that said: "Our security groups worked with the CDC to support the agency's work to reach our clients who traveled aboard four flights within Texas last week (details below) with a passenger diagnosed with measles

Southwest Airlines issued a statement that said: "Our security groups worked with the CDC to support the agency's work to reach our clients who traveled aboard four flights within Texas last week (details below) with a passenger diagnosed with measles

Southwest Airlines issued a statement that said: "Our security groups worked with the CDC to support the agency's work to reach our clients who traveled aboard four flights within Texas last week (details below) with a passenger diagnosed with measles

Southwest Airlines issued a statement that said:

"Our Safety and Protection groups worked with CDC to support the agency's work to reach customers who traveled aboard four flights within Texas last week (details below) with a passenger later diagnosed with measles.

"We have shared knowledge of the situation and protocols with our employees who were also aboard these aircraft, our entire fleet is subject to rigorous and regular cleaning programs and each aircraft uses hospital quality HEPA filtration that improves overall air quality in the passenger cabin.

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