Transcript for Nelson Mandela Treated for Lung Infection
breaking news out of south africa, concerning human rights icon nelson mandela. Doctors just announced why the former president of south africa is in the hospital. Bazi kanani joins us from pretoria, south africa. Good morning to you. Reporter: Good morning, josh. Nelson mandela is being treated for a lung infection here in the capital city of pretoria. That's a serious condition for a man of his age. Even though his health has been declining recent years, he was well enough this summer to receive visitors at his home, including the clinton family. Mandela has been treated for a lung infection before. This is his fourth day in the hospital. His longest hospitalization in the past several years. Doctors say he is responding to treatment. There's no reason to panic. They're also asking south africans to keep their revered leader in their prayers. Josh? Bazi kanani in south africa. Here at home, a medical
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