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Spanish Daily Journal
     March 14, 2019      #45-73 sdj 0
ARCHIVE - In this archive photograph of Sunday, October 9, 2016, several Muslim men are beaten with knives attached to chains during a procession on the occasion of the Ashoura in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo / Rahmat Gul)
It is possible to get infections by self-flagellation

By MIKE STOBBE Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Self-flagellation should be included in the list of ways to contract a dangerous viral blood infection.

The investigators said on Wednesday that they were initially intrigued by how 10 Britons had contracted a little-known virus if they had not been exposed to the ordinary risks associated with that infection.

However, the researchers later learned that these people had participated in religious ...

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