CONDITIONS 'PERFECT' FOR EVACUATION OF THAI BOYS IN CAVE

IF THE OXYGEN LEVELS ARE DOWN AND THE CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS ARE UP, THEN YOU CAN GET TOO MUCH CARBON DIOXIDE IN YOUR BLOOD.

THESE 12-YEAR-OLDS LIVE IN A PROVINCE FAR FROM CHIANG RAI, BUT HAVE VOLUNTEERED TO HELP CLEANUP AND GIVE MASSAGES AT THAI CAVE RESCUE BASE.

"When we're in a confined space if the oxygen drops to 12 per cent the human body starts to slow down and people can fall unconscious," Narongsak said. "There's also carbon dioxide.
If the oxygen levels are down and the carbon dioxide levels are up, then you can get too much carbon dioxide in your blood."
"We lost one man, but we still have faith to carry out our work," Navy Seal commander Apakorn Yookongkaew said, adding that rescuers have "a limited time" to extract the boys.

Conditions are "perfect" to evacuate a young football team from a flooded Thai cave in the coming days before fresh rains and a possible rise in carbon dioxide further imperil the group, the rescue mission chief said...

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