06 February 2005


"MORE than any other disease, bangungot is the literal thief in the night that kills more than 21,840 Filipinos each year. Now for the first time, leading medical specialists in the country have uncovered the myths surrounding the eerie illness. The mystery also deepens...There are no reported cases of bangungot among Caucasians and in other Western nations, although Asians -- especially Filipinos -- living in the United States have died of the syndrome there..."

It's also called Sudden Unexplained Death Syndrome (SUDS). Ummmm... sudden... unexplained... There's a joke somewhere there but I can't grasp it.