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Look who made it to the top of Kilimanjaro this week!
Poor Mapandi, a carrier whom I had noticed shivering with fever for the last day or two, stiffened, grew cold and died beside me in the mud. Peter MacQueen in his book In Wildest Africa
HACO (HACE in American English, where the spelling is ‘edema’) of is a build-
Just as serious, HAPO (HAPE in American English) is the accumulation of fluid around the lungs. It is this condition that is causing the persistent cough and pinkish phlegm. Once again, the only sensible option is to descend as fast as possible. In addition, one of the treatments outlined on p000 in the guide should also be considered.
|What is AMS/altitude sickness|
|The symptoms of altitude sickness|
|HACO (HACE) and HAPO (HAPE)|
|How to avoid altitude sickness on Kilimanjaro|
|How to treat altitude sickness on Kilimanjaro|
|Other Kilimanjaro health problems|