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During the summer, mainstream South Korean news sources regularly report alleged cases of fan death.
“I would call them a ‘resilient’ customer today.” The alleged incident is being used to highlight difficulties in using economic sanctions to pressure Pyongyang to give up its nuclear capabilities.
Fan death is a well known superstition in Korean culture, where it is thought that running an electric fan in a closed room with unopened or no windows will prove fatal.
Despite no concrete evidence to support the concept, belief in fan death persists to this day in Korea.
Hypothermia is abnormally low body temperature caused by inadequate thermoregulation.
As the metabolism slows down at night, one becomes more sensitive to temperature, and thus supposedly more prone to hypothermia.