Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars—they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and they have come to be called the Young Elites.
Rheumatic Fever... Caused by Strep pyogenes... Seen in someone after strep throat... Migratory arthritis + erythema marginatum rash + elevated CRP/ESR + Fever... You need 2 major criteria or 1 major and 2 minor criteria for diagnosis
Can I just say that James Dashner was an absolute genius writer. I mean I watch the news sometimes and think wow maybe this whole flare thing Is real. People act like cranks sometimes. What is our world coming to?
“Sometimes, Ms. Lane," he said, "one must break with one's past to embrace one's future. It is never an easy thing to do. It is one of the distinguishing characteristics between survivors and victims. Letting go of what was, to survive what is.” ― Karen Marie Moning, Darkfever