Trapped Thai boys being closely watched for health problems
July 11, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — The 12 youth soccer teammates who were trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than two weeks are finally out, and now they are being closely monitored in a hospital.
The boys — who ranged in age from 11 to 16 — emerged in relatively good shape. Here is a breakdown of the health issues they still face:
WHAT CONDITION WERE THE BOYS IN?
The first eight boys rescued came in with low body temperatures and were provided with heaters, Thai doctors said Tuesday.
One had a low heart rate, and one had a scratch on his right ankle. Doctors suspected two had lung infections — p...