The hysteria surrounding the Coronavirus has reached an all time high, and its effects has impacted traveling by plane. 

An United Airlines plane, traveling from Colorado ski country traveling to Newark, New Jersey made a stop because a passenger sneezed, and those sitting beside them became irate.

“A small group of passengers became disruptive on Flight 1562 after they were seated next to someone who was sneezing and coughing, United Airlines officials told Denver media.”

After failing to follow instructions from crew members, the pilot was forced to land the plane, where the police met them to escort the group off the plane.

 

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TSR Staff: La’Janeé @_lajanee_ _________________________________ ‪#TSRCutTheFoolery: The hysteria surrounding the #Coronavirus has reached an all time high. _________________________________ An @United plane—traveling from Colorado ski country to Newark, New Jersey—made a stop because a passenger sneezed, and those sitting beside them became irate. _________________________________ “A small group of passengers became disruptive on Flight 1562 after they were seated next to someone who was sneezing and coughing, United Airlines officials told Denver media.” _________________________________ After failing to follow instructions—read more at theshaderoom.com (📷:@gettyimages)

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Ultimately, after the passenger was screened, an it was determined that the person was suffering from allergies. They were able to continue on the flight.

The Coronavirus has now been declared a ‘national emergency,’ by President Donald Trump. 

President Donald Trump declared a “National Emergency” Friday, amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to the citizens of the United States at the White House Rose Garden, he also stated that he was releasing $50 billion in federal funds to combat the viral outbreak.

He stated, “I am officially declaring a national emergency, two very big words.”

He also insisted that every state should set up operation centers immediately. “I’m urging every state to set up emergency operation centers effective immediately.”

Source: https://www.foxla.com/news/plane-diverted-after-passengers-become-disruptive-over-sneezing