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  • Well, all you know is what the news told you, and what the government agencies now say after it came out they they didn't quarantine him right away. A guy has a potentially dangerous disease that is so bad he shouldn't be around other people, but they let him walk out of the room.

    The media, of course, want to make a big deal out of it because they don't have anything else to talk about right now, and they know that people will be interested if they make it sound like a plane full of people could have died o
    • Sorry for the delay in replying, SpamAssasin trapped the use Perl notifications, but slashdot's (mostly) get through.

      I know I have "limited information." However, I did see his interview, and if the dipshit actually thinks that the line about "I was told I'd be dead if was anywhere but Denver" is going to fly... He was apparently told to go to the hospital in Italy (not that he should have even gotten there) not Outer Mongolia for crying outload. I think that there is very little possible information I coul
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      • IT is too much for you to expect that, because you don't know the difference between contagious and deadly. His health being in danger doesn't mean he's putting other people in danger.

        So, you admit you have very little information, but still think you know enough to have an opinion about what someone else did.
        • Wrong, I do know the difference. I just don't think TB is something you ought to fuck around with. Nor do most health officials for that matter. In France they vaccinate for it, and any long-visiting foreigner whom has not been vaccinated is screened for it, regardless of the results from pre-visit tests.

          Based on this [wrongdiagnosis.com] there's a 50% chance one of 300 people on a 5 hour flight with the guy (were his TB "active"*) would be infected.

          And this certainly takes the cake, "
          Speaker's father-in-law is a microbiologist
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