Sunday, July 17, 2011

Hosni Mubarak stroke and coma claim denied

BBC NewsHosni Mubarak's lead doctor has denied claims that the deposed Egyptian president has suffered a stroke or fallen into a coma.

Dr Assem Azzam said he had suffered a bout of low blood pressure, and was in stable condition.

Mr Mubarak has been receiving treatment in a hospital in Sharm el-Sheikh since he was ousted in February.