Report: Schumacher treated in secrecy in Paris hospital

Published 3:02 a.m. ET Sept. 10, 2019
CLOSEPARIS (AP) — A Paris newspaper says seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is being treated with a cutting-edge stem-cell therapy in one of the French capital’s hospitals.The Paris hospitals authority, citing France’s strict medical privacy rules, said it could not comment on a report in Le Parisien that Schumacher was admitted under tight guard Monday to the Georges-Pompidou hospital.The paper says the treatment is scheduled to be administered Tuesday.His long-time manager Sabine Kehm did not respond to emailed requests for comment.Schumacher suffered a near-fatal brain injury in a 2013 skiing accident in the French Alps. Schumacher’s condition stabilized after he was placed in a drug-induced coma, from which he later emerged. Since September 2014, he has been cared for at home on the shores of Lake Geneva.Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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