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A week after skiing accident, Michael Schumacher continues to be stable, but still critical

Monday, 6 January 2014 - 10:22pm IST | Agency: IANS

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Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is more stable, but remains in a critical condition a week after suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident, Grenoble hospital authorities said Monday.

"The clinical state of Michael Schumacher is stable as he's under permanent care and treatment," Xinhua reported citing the hospital authorities in a statement. "However, the medical team in charge stresses that it continues to assess his situation as critical."

The retired seven-time Formula One champion struck his head on a rock while skiing off-piste Dec 29 at Meribel ski resort in the French Alps. He has undergone two emergency operations and has been in a medically induced coma since the accident.

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