MANDELA HOSPITALIZED

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STORY: MANDELA HOSPITALIZED DATELINE: Jan. 28, 2011 LENGTH: 0:01:20 LOCATION: Johannesburg PKG INTRO Former South African President Nelson Mandela is spending another night in hospital. His office has released a brief statement, saying the hospital visit is for routine tests but concerns are growing over his health PKG Mandela undergoes regular hospital checkups, but his latest visit starting Wednesday stretched into an unusually long stay. His office said on Thursday that the 92-year-old anti-apartheid icon is only having a regular check-up. Some local media reported that he's recovering from a collapsed lung. Mandela is expected to be released from Johannesburg's Milpark Hospital on Friday. South African President Jacob Zuma, who's in Davos for the World Economic Forum, wished Mandela well. Zuma also said on Thursday that Mandela was "comfortable" and being "well looked after". He also has warned the media to give Mandela respect and not to pressure his medical staff. Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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