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Michael Schumacher leaves Grenoble hospital - A family statement updates on the multi-champion's condition

Published by Christine

Michael Schumacher leaves Grenoble hospital
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The Schumacher family have understandably been very private about Michael Schumacher’s treatment and progress since a skiing accident in late December left him in a coma. A statement released today gives us the largest update in almost six months, and I will let it do the talking.

“Michael has left the CHU Grenoble to continue his long phase of rehabilitation. He is not in a coma anymore. His family would like to explicitly thank all his treating doctors, nurses and therapists in Grenoble as well as the first aiders at the place of the accident, who did an excellent job in those first months.

“The family also wishes to thank all the people who have sent all the many good wishes to Michael. We are sure it helped him. For the future we ask for understanding that his further rehabilitation will take place away from the public eye."