Fan death is a widely held belief in South Korea that an electric fan left running overnight in a closed room can cause the death of those inside. Fans sold in Korea are equipped with a timer switch that turns them off after a set number of minutes, which users are frequently urged to set when going to sleep with a fan on.
No one seems to know why this belief persists, given that its position as a medical condition is dubious.
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There is a widespread belief in South Korea that leaving a fan on in a closed room at night can cause death. Read Post