Lileks: Flu could use an efficiency expert

  • Article by: JAMES LILEKS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: January 18, 2014 - 4:55 PM

Flu viruses are idiots, when you think about it. They thrive by transmission, infecting as many as possible. But once they get settled in, they make you feel like a chattering sack of hot bones in a meat locker, and you don’t want to go out and spread the good news around. You sleep and have bizarre sheet-soaking dreams in which you lead an army of purple dolphins to conquer the moon, then wake to eat soup.

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lightkeepJan. 21, 14 9:22 AM

Thanks for putting a smile on my face this morning, Lileks. I work for a hospital where puncturing employee’s skin with “God knows what” is mandatory. Got the No. 1 the first day it was available. Got the flu two weeks later, of course. Arrrg!

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