Gary Pool was standing in the jetway, waiting to board his flight to Texas, when he remembered that the change in air pressure often caused him sinus problems.
He quickly grabbed a pill out of his carry-on and swallowed it with the last dregs in his water bottle. Unfortunately, the pill made it partway down and stuck in his throat. Pool was seized with a horrible coughing fit, his eyes watering, gasping for air, all the while inching forward in the jetway and onto the plane. Read more “Should people fly with an infectious disease?”