HUNGRY? “HOARDING: BURIED ALIVE” WILL KILL YOUR APPETITE, FOR SURE
Working at the TLC network becomes increasingly risky as three women who work in the show “Hoarding: Buried Alive” got sick after cleaning up a filthy garage in Houston. The jam-packed house in question was quarantined for four days because local health authorities feared the women were exposed to the dreaded and often fatal Hantavirus. (The virus is contracted by breathing dried rodent urine or feces.) Fortunately, the clean-up women tested negative for the disease. Many viewers find the hoarding show to be revolting, (and actually it is an effective appetite suppressant) but it also shines a light on a mental disorder that needs to be addressed. It’s funny how MANY of the TLC shows tend to make the viewer queasy….