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Ebola joke rattles passengers on US Airways flight to Dominican Republic


The Washington Post
By Lindsey Bever

A four-member hazmat crew dressed in gear resembling blue space suits filed on to US Airways Flight 845 Wednesday when an Ebola joke backfired.

It’s not exactly clear what was said as the plane was about to land in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic from Philadelphia. Dominican press reported that a passenger sneezed and said: “I have Ebola. You’re all screwed.” An airline official told Fox News Latino an unidentified passenger yelled: “I’ve been to Africa.”

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