A 30-year-old woman was rescued from a literal tight spot when she was trapped between two buildings for more than four hours on Wednesday.
Anita Mann found herself stuck in the space estimated to be no more than 25cm-wide after falling down a wall, TIME said. Firefighters said Mann was seen smoking or walking on the roof of a two-story building before she fell.
Firefighters used an airbag to widen the space and soapy lubricant to free the woman. When she emerged from the space, Mann clenched her fists and said, “Oh my god.”
By Lavinia Mo HONG KONG (Reuters) - The new H7N9 bird flu virus can be transmitted between mammals not only via direct contact but also in airborne droplets, and may be capable of spreading from person to person, Chinese and American researchers have found. A study published in the journal Science and presented at a briefing in Hong Kong on Friday found that three ferrets - an animal often used for research on flu - that were in the same cage as ferrets infected with H7N9 had contracted the disease. ...