Malaria - Warning from Damazon

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Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:12 am

I've received the following from Dave (Damazon):
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Please I am recuperating from a left foot amputation from Cerebral Malaria that I picked up from Ghana. It was really bad and I was in a coma for nearly 5 weeks and nearly went a few times!

I want to send a broadcast message to the guys about this strain of malaria that is becoming more prevalent. Maybe you can do an email or put it in the next newsletter. If after a trip they feel in the least bit flu-ish in any way! GO AND GET A BLOOD TEST DONE!!

I had to sell my Hilux in a hurry as I needed auto! I miss her terribly! I am obviously looking for a replacement auto 4x4 Hilux or Tuna in the next year or so. Have to keep the new platkar for at least a year not to lose on her.
Hope your recovery is far quicker than expected. You are in our thoughts and prayers
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Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:29 am

Eish! that's not good news! :(

Praying for an optimal recovery!
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Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:46 am

Mud Dog wrote:Eish! that's not good news! :(

Praying for an optimal recovery!
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Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:54 am

Yoh thats hectic.
Good luck with the recovery
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Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:02 am

wish you a speedy recovery

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Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:10 am

Hi Guys.
He works across the road from Mikem and I haven't seen him in a while hence the story we have been told.I called him yesterday funnily enough out the blue and he is at home recovering tells me it was a close shave shame poor dude be careful of this strain it means business without a doubt.Bummer about the lux we had done so much to it over the time I have known him.Or actually him working on it in my workshop as it was convenient for him.
Dave we wish you a speedy recovery let me know if we can help in any way.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:59 am

Dave (Damazon) we wish you a speedy recovery and thank you for your warning.
Do you know if that strain of malaria is also prevalent here in Southern African States?
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Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:43 pm

Upsetting news, but glad to hear you are still here with us. Get well soon, Dave.


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Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:59 pm

That is not nice to hear, we wish you a speedy recovery Dave
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Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:15 pm

Indeed you & the family are in our prayers all the best & get well soon :thumbup:

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