An Epidemic of Laughing in the Bukoba District of Tanganyika
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May 31, 2007: In 1962 in Tanzania, a strange disease broke out which caused its victims to laugh and cry. It started on January 30 in a girls' middle school, and spread to several other villages. No vector of transmission was found, and the most likely cause was ruled to be mass hysteria.

See Also

Event/News: Demons Hit School


Game and Story Use

  • This disease might be the result of possession by supernatural entities.
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