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I Had the Flu Last Week

Chances are, so did you.

When I was in college, there was a gonorrhea outbreak at one of the girl dorms. The school paper’s cover story that week read, “Everyone’s clapping, but no one’s having a good time.” You can say the same about this year’s flu: everyone’s got it, no one’s enjoying it.

Last week, I drew the short straw and the doctor told me I tested positive for…