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Updates: Morgan Tsvangirai Critically ill


Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai critically ill in South Africa: party source

The 65-year-old has been in and out of hospital since disclosing in June 2016 that he had colon cancer. He returned to Johannesburg in neighbouring South Africa for his latest round of treatment in early January.
“From the medical report that I received yesterday the situation is not looking good. He is critically ill and we should brace for the worst,” the source said. –  Reuters.
What we know about Tsvangirai’s condition –  BBC
He has been in and out of hospital since June, receiving treatment in a Johannesburg hospital for cancer. He returned to the hospital early last month.
Mr Tsvangirai’s spokesman, Luke Tamborinyoka, said the MDC leader was “stable but the nation should keep on praying”.
The hospital where Mr Tsvangirai is being treated has so far made no public comments on the issue. –  BBC World News
Tsvangirai Critical. –  Daily News 
“He has lost appetite and is facing difficulty eating or swallowing fluids… As of yesterday (Monday), he was said to be breathing slowly, sometimes with very long pauses between breaths”, the report said –  Daily News.

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