White House says Afghan evacuee flights 'remain paused' after measles cases detected among recent arrivals
White House says Afghan evacuee flights 'remain paused' after measles cases detected among recent arrivals

The White House on Monday said flights carrying Afghan refugees to the United States “remain paused” for at least an additional seven days at the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) after measles cases were detected among recent arrivals.

The White House, on Friday, first announced that the U.S. temporarily suspended those flights.

Principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Monday told reporters that “those flights are still being halted, just out of an abundance of caution.”

READ MORE: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/afghan-evacuee-flights-to-us-remain-paused-measles-cases

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