Former South African President Nelson Mandela responding positively to lung infection treatment

South African officials say former President Nelson Mandela is responding positively to treatment after being hospitalized for a recurring lung infection. The country is asking

The former South African president is responding positively to treatment.

The former South African president is responding positively to treatment. (3/28/13)

JOHANNESBURG - South African officials say former President Nelson Mandela is responding positively to treatment after being hospitalized for a recurring lung infection.

The country is asking people of the world to pray for the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon and his family.

Government officials also say they are ensuring he has the best possible medical treatment and comfort. 

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