Fan That Flew To New Orleans For Wrestlemania Confirmed To Have Measles, Health Department Now Alerting Other Tourists

Fan That Attended Wrestlemania 34 Confirmed To Have Measles, Health Department Now Contacting Other Tourists

WLBT Mississippi is reporting a fan that attended the WWE Hall Of Fame cermony during Wrestlemania week in New Orleans had measles, and now the Louisiana Health Department is reaching out to other fans who attended the event.

According to the report, The Louisiana Department of Public Health is contacting fans that attended last week’s event to not only explain the situation, but to ask them to monitor their symptoms, which include runny nose, cough, fever, white spots on the inside of your mouth and rashes on your skin. Health officials are working to find the full itinerary of the fan, including restaurants, hotels and other people he might have come into contact with.

One fan posted an email (click here to view) from Department of Public Health England informing him that he was on the flight with a infected passenger. The man who received the email was on a plane with the infected fan from Manchester to Heathrow, Heathrow to Miami, and then from Miami to New Orleans. The Louisiana Department of Health officials said the fan was already ill before he arrived in New Orleans, and was hospitalized Saturday and tested positive for measles on Sunday. – Jackson, MS