Lung Infection

  • Watch: Nelson Mandela's life and legacy 06-12-2013 09:12 PM

    South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela died peacefully at home at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. The former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate had been frail...
  • Mandela showing 'great resilience', still critical: South Africa 25-08-2013 02:30 AM

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital since early June with a lung infection, is showing "great resilience" although he remains in a critical but stable condition, the presidency said on Saturday. "While at times, his condition becomes unstable, the doctors indicate that the former president...
  • Nelson Mandela spends 50th day in hospital 28-07-2013 05:46 PM

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela has spent his 50th day in hospital with his condition still critical battling a recurrent lung infection, even as a media report said that he has undergone a "minor" medical procedure and survived two "scares" in the past week. Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj said...
  • Mandela's condition not to affect Obama's visit: Zuma 25-06-2013 04:10 AM

    Johannesburg: South African President Jacob Zuma said on Monday that the condition of ailing Nelson Mandela will not have any influence on the visiting US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit this week, Xinhua reported. The 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader is spending his 17th day in a Pretoria hospital due to a...
  • Obama wishes 'speedy recovery' for ailing Mandela 12-06-2013 01:42 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama is wishing for a "speedy recovery" for ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela. The 94-year-old Mandela is currently in a Johannesburg hospital, receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection. White House spokesman Jay Carney says Obama, the first lady and everyone at the White House...
  • Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital 11-03-2013 03:45 AM

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  • Pataudi still in ICU, condition remains critical 22-09-2011 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: The condition of former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who is suffering from lung infection, continues to be critical on Thursday. "Mansur Ali Khan continues to remain critically ill in the ICU. He is on very high level of oxygen support requiring intermittent Bilevel Positive Airway...