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Sawbones: Cabin Fever

An illustration of two blue snakes twisting around a radius and ulna bone topped with a handsaw coming off either side to form a caduceus staff. The snake on the left is wearing a red dunce cap and the snake on the right is wearing a red graduation cap. The background is a pop art style red to blue fade. At the bottom of the image it says “Sawbones” with “A marital tour of misguided medicine” written below that.

Did you know that cabin fever isn’t just the cooped-up funk we all find ourselves in? It’s a real actual disease called typhus — or at least, it used to be. It’s confusing, we know, but this week we’re gonna walk you through all the extremely gross details.

Music: “Medicines” by The Taxpayers

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Transcript available here