May/June 2008 ISSN-1059-6518 Volume 21 Number 3
Temperature’s Rising: FEVER
You are five days into the wilderness on a 14-day trek across the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russia. Early that morning, one of your fellow trekkers comes over to your tent to let you know that she felt feverish most of the previous night. Throughout the night, she felt hot, sweaty, and at times, she had chills.