Media outlets are reporting that former South African President and anti-Apartheid activist Nelson Mandela is in critical condition. President Jacob Zuma, who visited with Mr. Mandela today, says doctors are doing “everything possible” to improve the health of 94-year-old civil rights icon, who has reportedly taken a turn for the worse over the last 24 hours. Former president Mandela was hospitalized in Pretoria on June 8 for a recurring lung infection.
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