Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Pope to Spend a Few More Days in Hospital

The Pope will need to spend a few more days in the hospital, the Vatican said Wednesday, but his heart is functioning normally. According to AP (via Yahoo! News):

The 84-year-old pontiff had "just a little fever," papal spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls said in elaborating on a terse medical bulletin issued by the Holy See. He told Vatican radio the pope would spend "a few more days" in the hospital, but added that there was "no cause for alarm."

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