When travellers bring back more than memories

A student returns from an overseas trip to Nepal, with malaise and fever

Andrew is a 27-year-old international student from Canada.

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He recently returned from a three-week trip to Nepal, where he trekked for 10 days in the Annapurna area and also visited the Chitwan National Park.

He was well while away except for a headache that responded to paracetamol during the trek.

However, two days after his return, he developed malaise, fever and night sweats.

He presents with no respiratory symptoms, but reports having a loose bowel action the day before.

Andrew recalls