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Doctors say Mandela has 'recovered': presidency

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Nelson Mandela has "recovered" from recent surgery and a lung infection, a health scare that had put South Africa on edge as the anti-apartheid hero spent nearly three weeks in hospital, the presidency said Sunday, citing his doctors. 

Former South African President Nelson Mandela in this handout photograph released by the Nelson Mandela Foundation on August 25, 2010.

The 94-year-old Mandela "has recovered from his surgical procedure and the lung infection, his doctors said today," said a statement from President Jacob Zuma's office.

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