Chile miners’ health concerns won’t end with rescue

ABC News | October 14 – The collapse of the copper and gold mine in the Atacama Desert captured the world’s attention, along with that of some of the foremost medical organizations in the world.

But while the rescue of the miners is a light at the end of the tunnel in every sense of the phrase, the ordeal may not be over just yet. Doctors are prepared to treat a host of health conditions caused by their entrapment, from skin infections to post-traumatic stress disorder.


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