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Schumacher 'stable' but still critical eight days after ski accident: Hospital

Published on Jan 6, 2014 10:27 PM
General view of the CHU hospital emergency unit in Grenoble, French Alps, on Jan 5, 2014 where seven-time former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is hospitalised. Michael Schumacher's condition is "stable" but still critical. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

GRENOBLE, France (AFP) -  Doctors treating Michael Schumacher said on Monday the Formula One legend remained in a stable but critical condition following his life-threatening skiing accident.

Schumacher has been in a medically induced coma since the accident on Dec 29 in the French ski resort of Meribel.

“The clinical state of Michael Schumacher is considered as stable and is being constantly monitored as he receives medical treatment,” a statement from Grenoble’s University Hospital said.

“However, the medical team in charge of his care underlines that they continue to consider Michael’s condition as critical.”

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