going viral in delhi / is diagnosis a luxury (delhi summer illness 2)

In this post, i continue to try to make research and observational hay out of my own illness in Delhi (starting here). As a quick re-cap, there was a week of severe, arthritic joint pain and weakness, which started to let us slightly right when the rash and fever kicked in. Those were mercifully short-livedContinue reading “going viral in delhi / is diagnosis a luxury (delhi summer illness 2)”

fresh fruit, folk flu, confessions, cold season, & conclusions

the main gist here is that it is not fun to have an illness with no name, no clear prognosis, and, insofar as someone thinks it is necessary, no clear, commensurate-to-symptoms treatment plan.┬áthe need to restate this grew out of recent discussions around malaria diagnosis and treatment of malaria and the broader range of illnessesContinue reading “fresh fruit, folk flu, confessions, cold season, & conclusions”