More deaths on Everest underscore its problems with overcrowding and unstable weather and geography, writes Nick Heil.
In 1989, dozens of soccer fans were crushed to death due to overcrowding in a South Yorkshire stadium.
Hours of delays, EMTs called in to treat those passing out from overcrowding.
Doctors said the stream of patients never stops and that overcrowding looms.
“The big issues are overcrowding, lack of running water, and lack of sanitation,” said Cole.
There was overcrowding, and “the enclosure for exercise leaves much to be desired.”
Sordid surroundings, ignorance, and overcrowding did the rest.
Thousands of them chose this way, overcrowding cities where disease mowed them down.
Surely this must indicate that the cause of decay is not overcrowding.
History furnishes many painful instances of the ill effects of overcrowding.