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Would You Get Sick For $1,000?

Would You Get Sick For $1,000?
Posted February 20th, 2013 @ 6:18am

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How much would someone have to pay you to “drink” a virus?

The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX,  is conducting a study where it asks participants to get sick on purpose.

It’s all about studying the norovirus, which causes diarrhea and vomiting, and a new potential vaccine that researchers hope will prevent diarrhea.

After drinking the virus and spending a week in the hospital, volunteers get paid almost $1,000.

Half of the participants will get a vaccine and the other half gets a placebo.

Vomiiting and Diarrhea for $1,000?  hmmmmmm?

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