Ben Carson’s ‘Worst-Case Scenario’: Lab Worker Bribed $1 Million for Ebola Urine
On Fox News, Dr. Ben Carson, who has a 2016 presidential campaign chairman-in waiting, was asked for his thoughts on the U.S. Ebola scare currently being fanned by the media.
Carson said Americans should educate themselves on the virus but said government health policy should be to protect the country against a “worst-case scenario.” An example of that scenario involved a hospital lab worker being bribed $1 million for access to urine that contains Ebola.
“Someone comes up to a lab worker,” Carson hypothesized, “He knows he’s got the urine; ‘How would you like to have a million dollars?’ A little transaction there…”
“Such things have been known to happen,” he said.
Carson said the government is currently not prepared for a worst-case Ebola scenario, saying that two Americans who were infected with the virus while in Africa should not have been brought back to be treated in the U.S.
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h/t Media Matters
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