Woman arriving in Japan via LAX tests positive for swine flu

A Japanese woman who flew from LAX to Japan’s Narita international airport has tested positive for swine flu and was sent to a hospital, according to Breaking News On and Xinhua.net.

Xinhua adds, “some 10 other passengers sitting around her would be transported to another medical institution for further examinations.”

Based on a search of the Northwest Airlines website, the related flight appears to be #1 that departed Los Angeled International Airport  on Wednesday with a scheduled departure of 12:35pm (with an actual departure at 12:24pm). The flight arrived in Tokyo 12:45am PST (3:45pm local).

One Reply to “Woman arriving in Japan via LAX tests positive for swine flu”

  1. Oh, great. I have to pick up my sister at LAX tomorrow. I guess I’ll have to give her the Silkwood shower when I get her home.

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