Israeli flight attendant in coma after contracting measles on flight out of New York

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An Israeli flight attendant has been in a coma for 11 days after she contracted the measles on a trip out of New York

The 43-year-old woman got sick after flying from Queens to Tel-Aviv at the end of March. 

Officials have confirmed there was a person with measles on that flight and that the woman was healthy before the trip. 

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