“Epidemic Of Sleep” Reported In Village In Kazakhstan

sleepingIs it mass hysteria? A mysterious epidemic that could grind society to a halt? Or perhaps a logical response to the complexities of modern life? Via Brazil Weird News:

An “Epidemic of Sleep” is how doctors are calling a strange disease that spread among the villagers of Kalachi, Akmola region, Kazakhstan.

Local TV channel KTK reported that, even now, nothing is known about the cause of the disorder. It was found that the affected people are not close nor had any fortuitous contact with each other.

The complaints relate symptoms such as weakness, fainting, even hallucinations. All victims begin to feel an irresistible desire to sleep. Village resident Hope Yakimova said: “People are falling sleeping suddenly, anywhere, standing or sitting.”

Radiation levels and samples of air, water, and soil were measured across town. The blood of the victims was also analyzed seeking traces of heavy metals and other toxic substances. Nothing was found. Experts are focusing on the idea of a virus…Tests will be performed by virologists at the Regional Center (health) in Kokshetau.

3 Comments on "“Epidemic Of Sleep” Reported In Village In Kazakhstan"

  1. Simon Valentine | Feb 5, 2014 at 10:27 am |

    sounds like Serenity.

  2. brigadoon

  3. Perhaps just the astrological configuration, just slept 15h today… /yawn

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