July 21, 2018

Desmond Tutu hospitalized

Desmond Tutu hospitalized

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to a Cape Town hospital for a persistent infection, according to his South African foundation.

“Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was admitted to a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday for treatment to a persistent infection,” a statement said.

The foundation, which is named after 83-year-old Tutu and his wife Leah, quoted their daughter Mpho as saying on Tuesday the family hopes the Nobel Peace Prize laureate will be able to return home in a “day or two.” The anti-apartheid icon last December cancelled plans to travel to a meeting of Nobel laureates in Rome, in order to battle prostate cancer which he has lived with for 15 years. Read more

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