The Mysterious Town Where Residents Fell Asleep For Days

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In 2013, there were reports that the inhabitants of a small rural town called Kalachi in northeast Kazakhstan were succumbing to a mysterious illness. No one knew what it was – or what caused it – just that the victims would start to slur their words, sway their bodies, and see in double vision before falling into a deep sleep that could last days. Other than brief moments of blurry consciousness to eat, to smoke, to go to the bathroom, the ill were almost comatose. When they eventually awoke from their stupor, patients were completely unaware the entire episode had even happened.

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The Mysterious Town Where Residents Fell Asleep For Days

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