Former South African President Nelson Mandela is comfortable and able to breathe without problems as he continues to repond to treatment after spending a third night in hospital for a lung infection, President Jacob Zuma's office said this morning.
"Madiba is now able to breathe without difficulty. He continues to respond to treatment and is comfortable," the presidency said in a statement.
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