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OOPS: Airline passenger jokes about having Ebola and then pays for it

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The Ebola outbreak has nerves frayed, as evidenced in this video. A US Airways flight from Philadelphia landed in the Dominican Republic Wednesday. A man on the flight sneezed, then joked he'd just come from Africa, which prompted flight attendants to report it, and led to people in full haz-mat suits boarding the plane and taking away the passenger. That passenger, by the way, says he was joking and as he's being removed you can hear him say, "I ain't from Africa!" As he's being led off the plane his fellow passengers, clearly not amused, starting booing him.
 
Here's the whole story from a passenger who filmed it, beginning to end. Note: there are some expletives.
 

"Once we landed in Punta Cana we were told by the flight attendants that there was a situation and that a passenger may have been in Africa and had Ebola. She was certain it was a hoax but they did not take any chances and had a full hazmat crew board the plane and take the passenger off. It was later confirmed that the passenger was never in Africa and after 2hrs we were finally able to get off the plane."
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