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United passenger who died may have shown COVID-19 symptoms

United passenger who died may have shown COVID-19 symptoms
United Airlines told passengers aboard a plane from Los Angeles to Orlando that the man who died on their flight last week had suffered a cardiac arrest. Now, the CDC is investigating if he had been showing COVID symptoms.

United Airlines told passengers aboard a plane from Los Angeles to Orlando that the man who died on their flight last week had suffered a cardiac arrest.A passenger died on a United Airlines flight to Los Angeles International Airport last week.“Now that the CDC has contacted us directly, we are sharing requested information with the agency so they can work with local health officials to conduct outreach to any customer the CDC believes may be at risk for possible exposure or infection,” United Airlines told The News.Remaining passengers were allowed either continue on the flight to Los Angeles after the delay or get a different flight; all stayed on the plane, a spokeswoman told the Daily News Tuesday.

” A spokeswoman told CNN that the man’s wife was “overheard” telling the paramedics that he had symptoms, including loss of taste and smell.Most Read Tony Aldapa, an EMT who happened to be on board Flight 591 and performed CPR on the man, told CNN Monday night that he has been exhibiting COVID symptoms since then, but has tested negative twice and is due for another test Tuesday.

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