The boys trapped in the Thailand cave could the unusual ‘cave disease’

Royal Thai Navy SEALBY: PETRINA CRAINE

(NEW YORK) — As the rescue efforts for the 12 boys and their coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave have continued, the world has been hoping for the entire group’s safe return to the surface.

But after surviving the weather conditions, severe body stresses and unimaginable emotional distress of being trapped for days in dark, wet caverns, the 13 have more challenges ahead. All that time inside the caverns has exposed them to a dangerous and rare infection, often called “cave disease.”

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