Residents, including children, must have their appendix removed to live in the Chilean town of Villa Las Estrella. The appendix removal rule was made because if it was to burst, due to a lack of emergency medical facilities, the person might die.

    

You will need a mandatory appendix removal operation to live in this town - Dr. Raj explains why

WHAT?

Residents, including children, must have their appendix removed to live in the Chilean town of Villa Las Estrella. The appendix removal rule was made because if it were to burst, it would likely result in death due to a lack of emergency medical facilities.

WHY?

Residents, including children, must have their appendix removed to live in the town. 'A necessary precaution' as the medical facilities in the town are limited and the nearest hospital is 1,000 kms away.

WHO?

Dr. Karan Raj, who is an NHS doctor, is a popular figure on TikTok. His advice on health issues, including COVID-19, and various other medical facts have been received well by the social media audience for over a year now.

In one of his recent posts, he shared some facts about Villas Las Estrellas that have left many of his followers stunned.

In the video, Dr. Raj says that those who plan to move to the small town must go under the knife.

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The people of the town live in a community that has just 14 970 sq. ft. homes. It has a population of only 150. In short, it's a quiet town that does not get too many visitors.