Selfie Deaths a Health Problem with More Than 250 Killed

The Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care compiled an exhaustive list of English newspapers worldwide and ran a search for keywords such as “selfie deaths,” “selfie accidents” and “selfie mortality.”  They then cross matched those links against the list of newspaper reports they had compiled and discovered that there had been 259 selfie-related deaths occurring between October 2011 to November 2017.  The most common causes of death were drowning, falling and getting killed by public transport while attempting to take a selfie and the highest incidents had occurred in India, Russia, the U.S. and Pakistan.  Read more: