In June of 2007 the United States government instituted a Do Not Board list for people thought to have contagious, and possibly drug-resistant, strains of tuberculosis. Since that time, they have received 42 requests and added 33 names to the list. Those not added either agreed not to fly or were not contagious.
The US instituted the list after an Atlanta lawyer, Andrew Speaker, managed to return to the US after being asked not to fly and was quarantined by the CDC upon returning to the country.
Eighteen of the original 33 have been removed from the list: 16 because they were no longer contagious and two because they didn’t have TB.Bookmark this page
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