Fan Death is death supposedly caused by sleeping in a closed room containing a running electric fan. There are no verified cases of the alleged phenomenon, but it remains a wideley believed urban legend in SOuth Korea. The genesis of the misconception is unclear but fears about electric fans date almost to their introduction to Korea with stories dating to the 1920's and 1930's warning of the risk of nausea asphyxiation and facial paralysis from this new technology. 


Fan Death
18" by 24"
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