Government To Pay You $3,000 To Get Flu

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•04 Jan 30, 2014

As part of an effort to create a better flu vaccine, the National Institutes of Health announced it will pay 100 individuals up to $3,000 each to volunteer to have the flu virus sprayed into their nostrils so that they become sick and then observe them over the next nine days in a hospital. What do you think?

  • “Could they make it so I can eat the flu like a hamburger?”

    Mary Pinza –
    Unemployed

  • “If you truly love getting sick like I do, you don’t do it for the money.”

    Charles Rivkin –
    Country Club President

  • “Wow, the National Institutes of Health is loaded.”

    Howard Arrighi –
    Wooden Frame Builder