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German Woman Dies in Thailand from Box Jellyfish Sting

A 20-year-old German woman died at a popular Thai resort island after being stung by a box jellyfish, police said Wednesday, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the world's most toxic jellyfish. Police Lt. Col Thewet Pruemsut said the woman was taking an evening swim Tuesday when she was stung by the jellyfish, whose sting can kill an adult within minutes. A friend of the woman, also a German tourist, was stung on the hand by a jellyfish but survived, he...

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