'Bad ass kid' bursts into tears after pranking parents inform him he has Ebola
Ebola prank (YouTube)

A family is being criticized for pulling a prank on "a bad ass kid" by taking his temperature and telling him he has contracted Ebola.

In the short video, a woman wearing a surgical mask takes the child's temperature with a digital thermometer, and then informs him he has the deadly disease, causing him to burst into tears.

After coming under fire for being cruel to the child, one of the boy's uncles posted the following on Vine:

Watch the entire video below via YouTube.