I’m guessing HomelandSecurity is offering contracts for constructing new assumptions for their predictive models, ones that would include international travelers infected with a super-nasty respiratory bug who are white Atlanta lawyers traveling to get married in Greece rather than Asian poultry farmers with muddy boots.


  1. mouse's moom says:

    Surprising it hasn’t *already* been incorporated into predictive models. Although I also felt that the story was a bit over-hyped.

  2. Sammy says:

    We sure heard about it here in ATL….

  3. mouse's moom says:

    I bet you did! 🙂 One of the things that irritated me was the lack of actual *facts* reported. Like, was he indeed contagious while on those flights? And maybe some information about TB and that *strain* of TB, when and when not contagious, etc., etc.

    ‘course, I pay attention to news haphazardly even on the best days.