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[–] 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.


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

Perhaps. I just assumed they were from there because who besides a stupid nigger would go there and interact with the common apes. If they were white they were probably only there for business and interacting with the richest of them.


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

I thought maybe they were an aid worker of some sort.