Two-month-old migrant baby airlifted to SA hospital with severe hypothermia


Eagle Pass, TX - Elements of the US Border Patrol and Eagle Pass Fire Department rescued a two-month old migrant infant from dying in the Rio Grande River.

BP agents were notified by a group of undocumented immigrants that the baby has problems breathing for which they acted immediately.


Support was requested from Eagle Pass Fire Department, who evaluated the child and determined he had suffered from severe hypothermia because his mother desperately attempted to cross into the U.S. through the river despite the existing cold temperature.


The Honduran mother and child were taken to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center, but due to the seriousness of the minor's illness he was airlifted to a San Antonio-area hospital where it has been stated he is making recovery.



Bebé migrante de dos meses con hipotermia severa trasladado por aire a un hospital de San Antonio


Eagle Pass, TX - Elementos de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los EE. UU. Y del Departamento de Bomberos de Eagle Pass rescataron a un bebé migrante de dos meses de edad que estubo a punto de morir en el Río Grande.

Un grupo de inmigrantes indocumentados notificaron a los agentes de BP que el bebé tenia problemas para respirar por lo que actuaron de inmediato. Se solicitó apoyo al Departamento de Bomberos de Eagle Pass, quienes evaluaron al niño y determinó que había sufrido hipotermia grave porque su madre intentó cruzar desesperadamente los EE. UU. a través del río a pesar de la temperatura fría existente. La madre y el niño hondureño fueron trasladados al Centro Médico Regional de Fort Duncan, pero debido a la gravedad de la enfermedad del menor, fue trasladado en avión a un hospital de San Antonio donde se ha informado que se está recuperando.

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