Cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's lung infection has been controlled and his condition is evolving "favourably," the government said in a statement.
A statement said:
Despite his delicate state of health ... in recent days the general medical evolution has been favourable. The respiratory infection is controlled ... the president is conscious.
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