Fungal caving risks

The walk up Mt Kilimanjaro is a fantastic trip to experience acute mountain sickness, adding an additional layer of interest to an already fascinating jaunt.

Three colleagues recently returned from an enjoyable trip to Kilimanjaro. However, medical issues soon started to appear. All were lethargic and had malaise and variable fevers. One developed significant respiratory symptoms and focal lesions on chest x-ray. His companions also had similar lesions, but without the respiratory symptoms

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