London: Doctors on Wednesday claimed that 14-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai is moving her limbs more often. They also said that her condition is stable and she is responding well to her treatment.
However, no details have been made public yet about the extent of her head injuries. Malala was shot last week by the Taliban, for speaking out against them and advocating girls education.
"Any progress is hopeful," Dr Jonathan Fellus, chief scientific officer at the New Jersey-based International Brain Research Foundation, said. "This is the natural course of recovery that we would expect."
A Pakistani official, who spoke anonymously because he wasn't cleared to talk on the record about the case, said he had been briefed by doctors and that Malala's condition was "definitely much better" since she arrived in England on Monday. He added that the girl was moving her limbs, although he didn't elaborate....more
08:58 AM, Oct 18, 2012
Malala Yousufzai, the teenager who was shot for taking on the Taliban, is set to receive Pakistan's highest civilian bravery award. Meanwhile, the 14-year old continues to undergo treatment in a UK hospital. Malala has not undergone any surgery since leaving Pakistan on Monday. Doctors remain optimistic about her recovery. Meanwhile, Malala's friend who was also injured in the same attack is also recovering. ...
09:14 AM, Oct 17, 2012
London: Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, in a serious condition after being shot in the head by the Taliban, has a "good chance of recovery", British doctors said on Tuesday. Fourteen-year-old Malala was secretly transferred to Britain from Pakistan in an air ambulance on Monday for specialist treatment, including the repair of damaged bones of her skull. She is admitted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, which has...
11:34 AM, Oct 16, 2012