The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

BBC - Future - Cave rescue: The dangerous diseases lurking underground

Though thousands of visitors flock to the Tham Luang system every year, marvelling at the cavernous entrance, the stalactites that hang like icicles from the ceiling and the heavenly sunbeams which light up a giant statue of Buddha every morning, it’s likely that there are less pleasant curiosities lurking deep inside the cave. Tropical caves are hotspots for potentially deadly infections.


I did not know that.

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Nor did I. Not that I have ever had any inclination to go a-caving.

Posted by: dearieme | Jul 11, 2018 3:09:16 PM