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[–] Caesarkid1 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

both patients are believed to have recently visited Nigeria.

And later in the same article

The first patient, who is from Nigeria but was staying at a naval base in Cornwall

Fox, y u b lyin?!


[–] speedisavirus 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Fail to see how those are opposing statements. It's stupid for both but one does not negate the other.


[–] Caesarkid1 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

It is misleading in that the reader would likely interpret the first statement to mean that the two individuals are citizens who vacationed in Nigeria while the second statement shows that at least the first patient lived in Nigeria while the second one's nation of origin is never explained or even explored in the article.

So instead of the story being about Nigerian nationals bringing in a new pox it is about people vacationing to Nigeria catching a pox from Nigeria. Instead of calls to stop importing the third world it becomes calls to stop vacationing to the third world. Through deception.

It is essentially lying by omission.


[–] mdeneverdies 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

i mean at first i read it as the person was an england native and went there for travel. vacation/buisness/pleasure/doctors without borders/ect. however, now i understand that it was a nigerian. i guess i should of just known nobody wants to go VISIT the jungle of nigeria.