Mubarak’s Health in Decline
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in failing health, slipping in and out of consciousness a week after he was sentenced to life in prison and confined to a prison hospital.
Mubarak’s family is demanding he be returned to a military facility where he was receiving treatment before his conviction.
— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly
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AP via The Guardian:
Mubarak’s wife, Suzanne, and her two daughters-in-law were granted special permission to visit him early on Sunday to quash rumours of his death, the official said at Cairo’s Torah prison.
Since then Mubarak has had an irregular heartbeat and required assistance in breathing. The official said Mubarak was consuming only liquids and yoghurt.
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