Update on Former President Mandela’s Health

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South Africa’s presidency says former leader Nelson Mandela is receiving treatment for a lung infection that has reoccurred. VOA’s Vincent Makori … ( Resource: Nelson Mandela’s Health Update)
Nelson Mandela is being treated for a lung infection, and is responding to the treatment, the Presidency said in an update on the former president's health on Tuesday. Mandela was admitted to an undisclosed hospital in Pretoria on Saturday in order to undergo tests.
Nelson Mandela is being treated for a lung infection, and is responding to the treatment, the Presidency said in an update on the former president’s health on Tuesday. Mandela was admitted to an undisclosed hospital in Pretoria on Saturday in order to undergo tests.

Pretoria — Doctors attending to former President Mandela have reported that he has made progress during the past 24 hours and they are satisfied with the way he is responding to treatment.

Madiba is being treated for a lung infection at a Pretoria hospital.

We continue to request that Madiba and his family be accorded the necessary space and privacy and thank the media and the public for cooperation.

Issued by: The Presidency
Pretoria

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