Schumacher leaves hospital, not in coma

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Schumacher leaves hospital, not in coma
By: GMM
Jun 16, 2014, 11:30 AM

Schumacher will now "continue his long phase of rehabilitation" elsewhere, the statement added.

Jun.16 (GMM) Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma, the F1 great's management announced early on Monday.

"He is not in a coma anymore," the media statement - the first in over two months - read, add.

It announced that the 45-year-old former Mercedes and Ferrari driver has left the hospital in Grenoble for the first time since his skiing accident last December.

Schumacher will now "continue his long phase of rehabilitation" elsewhere, the statement added.

The statement thanked hospital staff for their "excellent job", and also those who have sent the seven time world champion "good wishes".

"We are sure it helped him," said Schumacher's management.

"For the future we ask for understanding that his further rehabilitation will take place away from the public eye."

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Teams Ferrari Shop Now , Mercedes Shop Now
Author GMM
Article type Breaking news