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    Treating Lung Infections in Elderly Patients Raises Many Issuesi
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    June 25, 2013 11:10 AM
    Former South African president Nelson Mandela entered the hospital on June 8 with a lung infection. For a while, his doctors said he was improving. But on Sunday, they said his condition had become critical. VOA's Carol Pearson spoke with a specialist about treating elderly patients who have recurring lung infections.

    Treating Lung Infections in Elderly Patients Raises Many Issues

    Published June 25, 2013

    Former South African president Nelson Mandela entered the hospital on June 8 with a lung infection. For a while, his doctors said he was improving. But on Sunday, they said his condition had become critical. VOA's Carol Pearson spoke with a specialist about treating elderly patients who have recurring lung infections.


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