Young brothers rescued from Brazilian Amazon after nearly a month

Two young brothers have been rescued from a remote part of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest after being lost for nearly four weeks.

The children — 나이 7 과 9 — were found near their hometown of Manicoré by a local resident on Thursday, their father told local media. The boyswho are indigenous Mura people, who live in the central and eastern parts of Amazonas, 브라질 — had been lost for 27 일.
The father said the search was “어려운” and involved police, firemen and Funai, the governmental protection agency for indigenous people. He told local media he had lost hope his sons would be found alive when a local farmerwho was also a friend of the boys’ 아버지 — found the children lying on his property. The older child shouted when he saw someone approaching him, the father said.
    Rocineia Lima, a social worker assigned to the case, detailed the boysfight to survive, and said they worked together to be found.
      The older brother said that (한 지점에서) the younger brother could no longer walk, so he had to go and collect fruit for them to eat. But it came to a point where the older one also could no longer walk,” Lima told CNN.
        Lima said the farmer wasopening a route in the forest where he has a nut plantation. (그) then heard one of the children crying,” 그녀가 말했다.
        “그 (the farmer) was really moved when he found them,” Lima added.

          The boys were last seen on February 18, when they entered the forest to hunt, CNN Brasil reported. 주위에 260 people were involved in the search to find them, Lima said.
          The brothers were malnourished, dehydrated and with skin injuries, a representative from the State Department of Health of Amazonas told CNN.
          The boys survived their time in the forest by drinking rain and river water and eating a wild fruit called sorva. Their skin was covered with insect bites and scratches from tree branches, the health representative said.
          The boys were flown to an ICU unit in Manaus — 주위에 205 마일 (330 킬로미터) from where they were foundwith their parents on Thursday. 여행 중에, their condition started to improve, CNN Brasil reported.
          Pediatrician Eugenio Tavares told CNN Brasil the boys are in “진지한” 그러나 “안정된” 질환, given their experience.
          The brothers remain in a "진지한" 그러나 "안인용" condition in a Manaus hospital.

          They are undernourished and have some skin, ear and back infections,” Tavares said. “Breathing frequency is normal; they don’t have coughs. Kidneys were a concern but they are now functioning very well again. We need to take care of the infections that remain and the careful feeding to know if they will tolerate the progressive diet and gain weight.
            금요일에, the children had shownconsiderable improvementfrom their treatment, according to the health department representative, who added the boys should soon be able to eat solid food.
            A team of doctors, including psychologists, nutritionists and physiotherapists are attending to the boys, the representative said.

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