Safety • Jul 25, 2019

What Is Dry Drowning and Is It Real?

You may have seen stories in the news about so-called “dry drowning” cases. However, did you know that there’s actually no such thing as dry drowning, aka secondary drowning? That is, there has never been a medically recorded case of a child ingesting or coughing on water and then drowning days or weeks later. In this video, Dr. Jamie Kondis explains what’s really going on with dry drowning. Plus, learn about actual drowning and swim safety.