The real challenge is in the days ahead, as her body adjusts to having food and water. Many people who have been starved, die when their bodies fail to adjust to food. Many concentraiton camp survivors died after receiving food after the Second World war. Many American revolutionary soldiers died after being released from Brittish prisons, after ill health from a starvation diet, in the 1700's.
"DHAKA, Bangladesh – A seamstress buried in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building for 17 days was rescued Friday, a miraculous moment set against a scene of unimaginable horror, where the death toll shot past 1,000"
After 17 days buried alive, Bangladesh seamstress pulled to safety
The Durango Herald 05/10/2013 | After 17 days buried alive, Bangladesh seamstress pulled to safety