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Tuberculosis

31 January 2011

TB and age put Mandela at risk

Extreme age and a past joust with tuberculosis place former South African president Nelson Mandela among the highest categories of risk when it comes to respiratory illness.

Extreme age and a past joust with tuberculosis place former South African president Nelson Mandela among the highest categories of risk when it comes to respiratory illness, experts said.

Mandela's condition was stable and "he surprises us on a daily basis with his powers of recovery," he added.

 

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