Good point, Mr. Lizard, it's deep in the brain stem that controls heart and breathing and all that so important stuff. I do believe it could happen but I'm undecided whether that particular story is true.
I have a friend from college who is from Uganda and people in his country have a strong belief in witchcraft. Many people go to the local witchdoctor rather than a medical doctor when they are sick.
The Zombie Mama is here!