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An Existential Flu Crisis

My First ailment on US soil; a feverish reminder of what matters.

This had to be Malaria. I needed no second opinion, not even my medical doctor wife to verify my hypothesis. Every time I got these slew of symptoms, I’d simply get to a pharmacy, order a range of medicine, pay, get back to my room in Buea, Cameroon, and shut myself down for the next week, knowing I’d be in…