The players are the ones that are forcing you into this and costing you 2k not BW. Also hard to foresee everything that a player would do to just agravate others.
Well, in fairness their simply completing their mission parameters, as determined by the designers. So it is
Bioware that's responsible.
But come on! It's an event. Have a little fun. Go get infected yourself and return to the Fleet. Explode all over them in return. It's only around for a limited time, so enjoy yourself.