A commercial plane was briefly quarantined on a Las Vegas airport tarmac on Friday, sending airline shares down as worldwide fears increased that Ebola could spread outside West Africa, where it has killed more than 4,000 people. Airline and hospital officials said a Delta Air Lines plane was held at McCarran International Airport, but it turned out to be a false alarm and an all-clear was issued. A Delta spokesman said the concerns arose after a passenger on the flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport reported feeling unwell. It was the latest Ebola scare involving aircraft in the past week, which have been reported by U.S. media. On Wednesday, a passenger on board a U.S. Airways flight from Philadelphia said he had Ebola. Officials in the Dominican Republic investigated and cleared the aircraft, the airline said. Video from a passenger showed officials in blue-colored protective suits boarding the plane after landing and escorting a man off. The same day, an American Airlines plane made an unscheduled landing in Midland, Texas, after a woman vomited on board. Health officials in protective clothing removed passengers from a plane in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday over fears a Liberian man…
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