NAD4[1] - This week I was able to spend time with present...

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This week I was able to spend time with present and former refugees of “Naval Academy District 4.” The following is an account of my time with these brave refugees: MIDN Z was one of the first people sent to NAD4 in late-September 2009. He will be referred to as “Patient 0.”
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THE LOG: How exactly did you get sent to District 4? Patient 0: Well, it started early Monday (20SEP). I was experiencing many of the symptoms of H1N1 or “the hiny” [ hin-ee ] as it came to be known as in the District. I went down to medical during sick-call. A corpsman “treated” me. LOG: What did he say? P0: Per BMU standard operation procedure, he tossed a bottle of I B Prufen and a chit with “Stomach Virus” scrawled on it at me. He told me to get some extra sleep in my room, which I did until I began to feel worse. LOG: What did you do then? P0: I returned to Medical. They decided to take me more seriously when I threw up in the waiting area. Next thing I knew, a surgical mask was forced over my face and I was escorted to the bowels of 4 th wing. To the District. LOG: What was it like when you arrived? P0: They were still setting the place up. People in masks and gloves were moving dozens of cots into the squash courts. Others were covering the glass walls of what I would soon call home with brown paper. There were pallets of food and water scattered about. A
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