Quinimax to recover from a bout of Malaria (Photo: Marco Werman)

In 1987, fresh off a three year service tour in the Peace Corps, I came down with Malaria. I found myself on all fours, vomiting in the shower. And I had medicine injected into my buttock that looked like the color of unhealthy urine.

A film strip depicting Marco Werman in the Peace Corps. (Photo courtesy of Marco Werman)