Medical staff at a campaign rally for President Obama in Roanoke, Va., had their hands full this evening as more than 20 people collapsed during his speech.
“In fact, fire officials say more than 20 people fell out during the course of the speech,” the pool reporter said. “There were waves of exclamation as one person after another swooned.”
All told, 21 people received medical treatment at the event and one person was taken to a local hospital, out of a crowd of 3,040. It was about 75 degrees in Roanoke this evening.