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NO-one knows exactly what caused eleven people, mainly teenage girls to faint and become sick during a mass at a Sydney church early today. Ambulance officers were called to Our Lady of Dolours Church on Archer St, Chatswood at 9.45 to treat a young girl who had fainted but when they arrived they found a number of people in a distressed state. Most were suffering dizziness, nausea, and having trouble breathing. "The initial call was for one patient but when the officers attended the church a lot more people were reporting similar symptoms," an ambulance spokeswoman said. "We treated eleven people at the scene including some adults and five had to be taken to Royal North Shore Hospital."
Originally posted by Lady_Tuatha
yeah either that or 'you know when you see someone vomit'
02 August 2011
«The samples sent to Portugal Lab’s with the objective of identifying the cause for thousands of faints, that occurred, since this April, in the schools of Angola, didn’t been able to clarify the type of toxic product.
In press conference, the second national police commander of Angola, Paulo de Almeida, considered a “strange phenomena”, that is worrying the police because of the multiplier effect
Seconded by Paulo de Almeida, this situation has been creating a “kind general panic and social agitation” specially in the student community, between 11 and 22 years old, that minifies as collective faint’s at scholar facilities, affecting mainly the feminine sex.»
The symptoms reported from the doctor’s follows as this:
- Panic (some girls)
- Fast and deep breathing(some girls)
- Tachycardia (some girls)
- Mucus irritation (other girls)
- Red eyes, mouth and troath
- Inflamed trachea and bronchi
- Dizziness and faint