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Michael Schumacher showing 'moments of consciousness'

Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher is "making progress" and "showing moments of consciousness and awakening" after spending months in a coma, his agent has said. He suffered a severe head injury in a skiing accident in the French Alps in December.

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Family 'confident' over progress made by Schumacher

In a statement, Michael Schumacher's agent Sabine Kehm has said she and the seven-time Formula One world champion's family were remaining confident over his progress.

Michael is making progress on his way. He shows moments of consciousness and awakening. We are on his side during his long and difficult fight, together with the team of the hospital in Grenoble, and we keep remaining confident.

We would like to thank you all for the continuous sympathies. At the same time we again ask for understanding that we do not intend to disclose details. This is necessary to protect the privacy of Michael and his family, and to enable the medical team to work in full calmness.

– Michael Schumacher's agent Sabine Kehm

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