#4. Have TB, Will Travel
Atlanta attorney Andrew Speaker flew to Europe two days after being diagnosed with drug-resistant tuberculosis. While in Italy, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) informed the honeymooner whose father-in-law is a TB expert at the agency that he had an extensively drug-resistant strain of the disease and that his name was being placed on a no-fly list. Speaker somehow managed to fly from Prague to Montreal and drive to New York City, where he was placed under federal isolation. A border-patrol agent was fired for failing to detain the newlywed, who was later found to have a more treatable strain of TB than the CDC had believed.
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