Mandela breathing more easily
- Published: 30 Mar 2013 at 20.15
- Online news:
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela is breathing "without difficulty" after having a procedure to clear fluid in his lung area caused by pneumonia, the spokesman for South Africa's president said on Saturday.
The 94-year-old former president and anti-apartheid leader had a recurrence of pneumonia, said Mac Maharaj.
South African officials had previously not specified that Mandela had pneumonia, saying instead that he had a lung infection.
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