The Bizarre Toxic Death of Gloria Ramirez

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  • Alex Lopez
    Alex Lopez Hour ago

    Whoa, My cousin was born in that hospital in that same year :O

  • grace murrgay
    grace murrgay 2 hours ago

    she was an alien. #solvedcase

  • xxpinecone mapping and gaming

    theese guys are too good for buzzfeed please leave and do your own thing

  • Thats Meat Man
    Thats Meat Man 4 hours ago

    Aliens

  • Nia
    Nia 5 hours ago

    She ate too much chipotle

  • Waffles98
    Waffles98 5 hours ago

    Oh yeah Bigfoot splooged on her chest!

  • Kween Koala
    Kween Koala 6 hours ago

    It was definetely to do with the dimethyl sulfate / sulfoxide or whatever. It didn't effect the ambulance drivers because it was in her blood and not out in the open. Since there was lots of it (clearly because there was enough to affect people who weren't even in the room and because it was such a strong odour) it caused the oily sheen to form on her skin since there was so much of it inside her. However the shock broke the compound up and when they took blood from her the elements were now out in the open, they oxidised and then others breathed it in, in some cases a lot of it, and caused all the illnesses. Also it was good that they kept Gloria inside the building and removed the other patients because if there was a harmful gas spreading around at least it would be captured in one building and not set out to possibly harm nearby residents.

  • A A
    A A 9 hours ago

    I'm not in the mood to lie and say that my birthday is today and my friend said if I get 10 likes he will get me a car so just like. Ah bye bish

  • smszewczyk
    smszewczyk 9 hours ago

    dimethyl sulfone itself can start methylating nucleohiles in the body like DNA and proteins. it could also alkylate sulfates in the body to make dimethyl sulfate. both would be toxic. additionally if she has ingested methanol dimethyl sulfone would be converted to dimethyl sulfate in the stomach catalyzed by stomach acid (HCl). the use of the O2 mask would have increased oxidation of dimethyl sulfoxide to dimethyl sulfone but the defibrillator did not break up the molecule like that. I can say from experience that dimethyl sulfoxide and related sulfur compounds smell terrible like onions, garlic and farts.They are very potent. Clearly the cream killed her ultimately, you can't treat cancer with home remedies.

  • Sweety Die
    Sweety Die 10 hours ago

    I feel sorry for the woman to have to go through anything like that

  • Animated Introvert
    Animated Introvert 11 hours ago

    *( w h e e z e )*

  • Cazandra R
    Cazandra R 15 hours ago

    FRICK I GOT SCARED BECAUSE MY LITTLE BROTHER YELLED.. MY *HEART*

  • Tiffany Goulcester
    Tiffany Goulcester 15 hours ago

    Maybe she had PATM. It causes people to be seriously offended by a person's body odor and secretions. Most of the time people will feel nauseous or start coughing violently around the person.

  • JEDI ฬ‚
    JEDI ฬ‚ 19 hours ago

    aghhh the theory music. its so scary

  • mallorieluna
    mallorieluna Day ago

    Why do all these things happen in February??? Is it just so he can say February weirdly?

  • Kasey
    Kasey Day ago +1

    I think that when the nurse drew the blood she smelled the blood odor and that made her sick and if the blood that was in the thing was still in there then every one else smelled it and got hurt

  • Trophgaming 04
    Trophgaming 04 Day ago

    did you solve something?

  • a messโ„ข
    a messโ„ข Day ago

    Gotta wait for those alien theories. ๐Ÿ‘ฝ๐Ÿ‘‰

  • gracie pike
    gracie pike Day ago

    i dont usually watch scary stuff but shane makes this soooo much easier to watch๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  • Sergio Alcantar
    Sergio Alcantar 2 days ago

    RIVERSIDE!

  • Lapidot_ 44
    Lapidot_ 44 2 days ago

    I love how in the background while Ryan is being serious Shane just goes "What?!" "Ha!!"

  • LavenderOwls
    LavenderOwls 2 days ago

    Wasn't an episode of Grey's Anatomy based on this?

  • Piesmoo_plays
    Piesmoo_plays 2 days ago +1

    Oily Shane

  • Clorox Bleach
    Clorox Bleach 2 days ago

    So she died of Toxin?
    Must have downloaded Leauge of Legends...

  • Travis H
    Travis H 2 days ago

    It would be a much better video if these two douchebags weren't trying to be funny the entire time.

  • Jazzie 942
    Jazzie 942 2 days ago +1

    Buzzwheeze unsolved

  • Little Wing
    Little Wing 2 days ago +1

    Guy 1: Are you sniffing? What is wrong with you?
    Guy 2: Trying to see if it, uh, smells like fruity garlic!

  • HyperWhale
    HyperWhale 3 days ago +1

    Take a shot every time he says dymanthal sulfate XD

  • Nicholas Jandrue
    Nicholas Jandrue 3 days ago +1

    Gloria Rwheezes

  • ruben g
    ruben g 3 days ago

    It's definitely theory 2

  • LiL Shady
    LiL Shady 3 days ago

    Aye shoutout to River Side

  • killer miller
    killer miller 3 days ago

    " you know cemetery are always spooky but uh.. are you sniffing?"
    " I wanna see if it smells like fruity garlic"

  • African Warlord
    African Warlord 4 days ago

    i think the dialogue added between these morons to be very disrespectful tot he topic at hand, if i had an opportunity to id fire these clowns for forcing too many jokes. buzzfeed is already cancer. this does not help

  • Maya Klein
    Maya Klein 4 days ago +1

    All of these Unsolves are really bothering me. Not because they're freaking me out, but because most of them could be solved if it wasn't for the mistakes and uninvestigation of some clues by the officials involved.

  • BtsIsNotOnFire
    BtsIsNotOnFire 4 days ago

    OMLLL MY NICK NAME IS SHEEN WHYYYYY

  • Leslie Rivera
    Leslie Rivera 4 days ago +2

    Kinda like the episode of Greys Anatomy when there was a patient and they were doing surgery and the surgeons fainted.

  • Jessy Zavala
    Jessy Zavala 4 days ago +1

    Febiary

  • Harry Is My Bae
    Harry Is My Bae 5 days ago +1

    The door just fookin opened itself and I was going to scream so fookin loud but then I heard raining and thunderstrom
    Adding more to the horror is that fookin elecricity is out
    Welp..๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ˜“

  • Mandeep Sangar
    Mandeep Sangar 5 days ago +1

    They should have a channel called buzzfeed scary

  • Jade Welch
    Jade Welch 5 days ago +2

    Got to love Shane! He makes me laugh so much! He's hot too ๐Ÿ˜‹.

  • greatace2000
    greatace2000 5 days ago +1

    It was hydrogen cyanide. Hydrogen cyanide has been used as a chemical weapon before. They are mistaking that "fruity garlicky" smell for the smell of bitter almonds.

  • Toxic Doggo
    Toxic Doggo 5 days ago +1

    who else is watching in there bed. with their laptop. . .

  • Mudkip 3125
    Mudkip 3125 5 days ago +1

    Easy! Gloria was poisoned!!

  • Andrea Bustamante
    Andrea Bustamante 5 days ago +1

    A theory alot of people dont know about is that the hospital could have had staff making a component of meth. In colorado several hospitals were discovered to have staff making components of meth because ordering the ingredients could go undetected and at the end transport all the different components to one location to be combined. If the meth component made was being transferred within iv bags and was accidentally given to Gloria it would explain why she died and if before injecting Gloria the nurse cleared the seringe of air bubbles it would explain how the methalain got into the air. Side effects of methalain match all the ones hospital staff exhibited including the scent. Plus if the hospital found out about meth being created in the hospital it would give them a reason to cover it up.

  • Daisy Sour cream
    Daisy Sour cream 5 days ago +1

    I thought Shane would side with his one cuz itโ€™s more scientific but... still he makes excuses for everything

  • ElleHeavenly 22
    ElleHeavenly 22 5 days ago +1

    told my classmates about this series and now the whole class is obsessed! we need a channel just for buzzfeed unsolved!!!

  • toxic lovatic
    toxic lovatic 6 days ago

    this case sounds a lot like that episode of greys anatomy where burke and shepard and to go in the OR in hazmat suits.

  • AriTheMermaid
    AriTheMermaid 6 days ago

    It's like radiation in Mountain Weather ( the 100 fans)

  • CrazyUnicornLady
    CrazyUnicornLady 6 days ago

    what if there was a lot of other things going around from the other patients that were sick that mixed some kind of chemical in her body and made a chemical reaction that caused those symptoms? since no one got sick on the ambulance and there was no other sick ppl on the ambulance, also, the chemical could have been something that was supposed to be in her body, it just mixed with the wrong things and caused a chemical reaction, just a theory

  • Amber Klaire
    Amber Klaire 6 days ago

    "Febyary"

    He always says February like that..

  • salt ae
    salt ae 6 days ago

    "keep in mind, twenty-three of the people were affected and not all of them were in that room"
    "word travels fast in a hospital"
    "they're all texting each other "yo, come check out the fruity garlicky smell in room 5""
    ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  • Tanayah Jayde
    Tanayah Jayde 6 days ago

    The only reason I am still subscribed to Buzzfeed

  • Lt.Dolphin
    Lt.Dolphin 6 days ago

    I like the oxygen theory

  • Sydney Lebow
    Sydney Lebow 6 days ago +1

    There was a greys anatomy episode where something like this happened

  • Admiral Mudkip
    Admiral Mudkip 6 days ago +1

    *( W H E E Z E )*

  • Kimberly Alanna
    Kimberly Alanna 6 days ago +1

    maybe a hospital staff member experimented/used her as a carrier for poison while treating her cancer to take out people they worked with - they threw out the blood.

  • Sandra Lee
    Sandra Lee 6 days ago +1

    This reminds me of what happened in Decedents of the sun.

  • Fan_ Edits
    Fan_ Edits 7 days ago

    This kindle reminds me of a greys anatomy episode

  • Levizar 1441
    Levizar 1441 7 days ago

    When someone who's rich starts playing Plague inc.

  • JesOnline x
    JesOnline x 7 days ago +1

    THEY all ate the garlic and got food posion

  • Rรณisรญn Shallow

    I'm binge watching unsolved

  • SaadaAM
    SaadaAM 7 days ago +1

    Am I the only who thought of grey's anatomy

  • Nasrin Putul
    Nasrin Putul 7 days ago +1

    And there u go guys that's how the zombie apocalypse may start

  • ThePillsburydoughboy 1

    Do the French people who danced till they died

  • boredXsomethingXIDK
    boredXsomethingXIDK 7 days ago

    *_ALIENS_*

  • TALIKUN
    TALIKUN 7 days ago

    What if... They actually gave Ramirez a dialysis or something that could insert something into her blood and something poisonous leaked out from the machine and went to Ramirez's blood (the Manila colored particles) and spread throughout the hospital. And knowing this, they decided to not put it on the records.

  • Ailinnnn14
    Ailinnnn14 7 days ago

    I live in riverside ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

  • Hannah Smith
    Hannah Smith 7 days ago

    If I ever need to laugh, these are what I watch๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  • It's Slothyeet
    It's Slothyeet 7 days ago

    She had cancer. Cancer can lead to radiation. So it's radiation

  • priya sandur
    priya sandur 7 days ago

    I know one mystery that will NEVER be solved..where my virginity went LMAO LMAO

  • Ida I. Dueland
    Ida I. Dueland 7 days ago

    Julies sh00k๐Ÿ’๐Ÿผ

  • Lauren Smith
    Lauren Smith 8 days ago

    All the foods I'm about to show you now are labeled and marketed as HEALTH FOODS!

  • Cherie Hendrie
    Cherie Hendrie 8 days ago

    in defence of the hospital moving everyone else outside, they might have worried if gloria's condition could be spread by air perhaps?? that would explain why they would want to keep her inside ๐Ÿค”

  • grace henry
    grace henry 8 days ago

    I love how when they laugh it's called a "wheeze"

  • Theamanninja 22
    Theamanninja 22 8 days ago

    12:00 to 12:10 is the best thing ever

  • AJCookie
    AJCookie 8 days ago

    "The head of the lab says that it is merely a theory,"
    A GAME THEORY!!!!

  • Sebastian Lund Nielsen

    "The Dancing Plague of 1518" Look it up.

  • Shyna Francois
    Shyna Francois 8 days ago

    "kobe" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  • Alaa AlSherbiny Is Hรธt

    Make an episode about the bunch of people in France who danced until they died ๐Ÿ˜‚

  • Reese Morgan
    Reese Morgan 8 days ago

    "we're getting back in the car if you're gonna keep doing that" why is he such a mom

  • Gonda Metzger
    Gonda Metzger 9 days ago

    I think I found out why Organophosphate Poisoning

  • Fifiandave
    Fifiandave 9 days ago

    what if she overdosed on pickels because pickel juice has a fruity garlic smell

  • Kipp Avidan
    Kipp Avidan 9 days ago

    *(wheeze)*

  • Ervin Bernardez
    Ervin Bernardez 9 days ago

    Damn mass hysteria, you scary.

  • Fabliha Roza
    Fabliha Roza 9 days ago

    I knew aliens would be involved in the theories!

  • agricolaregs
    agricolaregs 9 days ago

    elaborate hooky scheme...

  • Lindsay Caroline
    Lindsay Caroline 9 days ago

    My school is literally next to that hospital and very close to that cemetery lol

  • Daniel MIHELIC
    Daniel MIHELIC 10 days ago

    Now every time I see Shaun I'll call him Garlic sheen Shaun

  • DubKid 64
    DubKid 64 10 days ago

    *(Wheeze)*

  • Wildcatgirl1965
    Wildcatgirl1965 10 days ago

    what if a nurse inserted a sulfite compound into her, then took her blood to make sure the compound had worked then threw it away to therefore cover it up. Maybe the hospital had figured it out through cameras because they treated her inside while every other patient was in the parking lot. therefore no one would've saw this happening besides the hospital itself. they then covered it up even more by the nurses getting sick, blaming it on the compound

    • Wildcatgirl1965
      Wildcatgirl1965 10 days ago

      the hospital covered this up so that they would've be closed because they're nurses killed a women, also because they've had so many other problems


  • Jacqui
    Jacqui 10 days ago

    This reminds me of the Grey's Anatomy episode called "Wishin and Hopin" (3ร—14)

  • Umami Symphony
    Umami Symphony 10 days ago

    When you see your reflection on the screen and jump...

  • Mayte Vazquez
    Mayte Vazquez 11 days ago

    Men in black ยฟยฟ

  • Momen Munir
    Momen Munir 11 days ago

    my neighbour said she knows what the chemical is but I forgot

  • Lynne Gardner
    Lynne Gardner 11 days ago

    I still need to see a Roanoke episode

  • Angelica Silva
    Angelica Silva 11 days ago

    Ryan the dancing plague is a real thing

  • Orlaith Gymnast
    Orlaith Gymnast 11 days ago

    I think she was poisoned with some chemical poisoning

  • The Microwave
    The Microwave 11 days ago

    8:35 I'm sure having crystals in your blood regardless of whether or not the chemical is toxic or not would be dangerous but whatever.

  • hudson stuck
    hudson stuck 11 days ago

    I live near riverside!

  • Haylen Link
    Haylen Link 11 days ago

    I love these two so much

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