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So Many Phones to Pick From, and I Had to Steal the Mot-Ebola

Published on August 27, 2012
by John Paczkowski

No need for any further deliberation: We have our 2012 Darwin Award winner. An opportunistic thief who stole a cellphone from a Ugandan hospital has gotten a particularly nasty comeuppance: The Ebola virus. His big mistake was taking the device from a patient in the Ebola isolation ward. That patient has since died, and now the thief, in an epic instant-karma smackdown, is back in the same hospital for treatment.

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