Mandela Leaves the Hospital

Former South African president will receive care at home

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 26, 2012 7:56 PM CST

(Newser) – Former South African President Nelson Mandela was released today from the hospital after being treated for a lung infection and having gallstones removed, a government spokesman said. The 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon will continue to receive medical care at home. Mandela had been in the hospital...   Read full story »


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