13 Outbreaks in America That Caused Mass Hysteria

Media had significantly contributed in information dissemination and in fact, many had caused different effects in human experience. There are phenomena that many believed had actual impact in human lives and it turned out to have caused mass hysteria. Check out these 13 outbreaks that caused hysteria in America.

1. June Bug Epidemic

1. June Bug Epidemic

This weirdly named epidemic took its name from 1962 when a mysterious disease plagued one of US textile manufacturing plant. June Bug Epidemic as what it is called broke out in the factory and the primary suspect of which are bugs. Victims of this disease show signs of nausea, vomiting and dizziness. However, some people were not so convinced of this epidemic; thus, research teams were devoted to study this mysterious and it was believed that the signs were only results of hysteria brought about by common anxiety.