A stewardess of Israel’s El Al airline died today, following a months-long battle with measles, Arutz Sheva reports. The 43-year-old stewardess was infected with the measles virus during a flight from New York to Israel five months ago.

After she was infected, the stewardess was hospitalized in serious condition at Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba in central Israel after she was found unconscious and struggling to breathe. Today, doctors at Meir hospital declared her death.