A 16-year-old boy from Karungalpalayam in Erode district, Tamil Nadu, India, not too long ago died of cardiac arrest whereas taking part in a preferred on-line multiplayer recreation, PUBG. The deceased, Sathish Kumar, a second-year textile designing scholar at a personal polytechnic faculty within the space.
Supposedly, the boy died as a consequence of being too concerned within the recreation on his smartphone for six hours. Earlier than collapsing, Kumar began shouting hysterically. As quickly as he was rushed to the native authorities hospital, he was declared lifeless.
Regardless of the frequent perception that the sport prompted undue stress and stress, which result in the kid’s demise, medical doctors are nonetheless ready for put up mortem studies to determine the reason for demise. There isn’t a strong proof that the kid died as a consequence of taking part in a online game for prolonged hours.
Furthermore, there aren’t any particulars on whether or not the teenager had any prevailing well being points. The place video video games have been recognized to trigger points like aggression and melancholy, claiming these to be a reason for demise is a bit excessive.
It ought to be famous that taking part in video video games for prolonged intervals shouldn’t be beneficial. It’s as much as the dad and mom to observe their kids’s display time. An analogous incident occured not too long ago, the place a baby supposedly misplaced his psychological stability as a consequence of indulging within the recreation extensively.