LQP-79 Air Travel Guidelines and Safety Tips
The Jun 4th, 2012 LQP-79 Public Announcement indicated that the three
previous attacks associated with the virus were somehow connected to
the Miami International Airport. The Florida Department of Health has
not released an announcement that would indicate that a potential health
hazard associated with the departure from Miami International Airport
As a precaution, the CDD is releasing Interim Guidance for Management
of Lyssavirus Quas Paramyxoviridae aboard commercial aircraft.
Mild symptoms of LQP-79 include high fever, vomiting, coughing, chest
pains, increased blood pressure, and increased heart rate. Later and
more severe symptoms include psychotic behavior and extreme aggression.
Not everyone infected with LQP-79 is expected to experience all initial
symptoms. Flight crew should consider someone to have a fever if the ill
person feels warm to the touch, gives a history of feeling feverish, or
has an actual measured temperature of 100°F (37.8°C) or greater.
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