Potentially excellent news is emerging this morning with reports that seven-time Formula World Champion Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma.
Schumacher had been in a coma since he suffered a severe head injury skiing on Sunday 29th December 2013.
Over the past few of months, Schumacher has undergone two operations on his brain and missed his 45th birthday.
The former Jordan, Benetton, Ferrari and Mercedes driver had remained at the French hospital in Grenoble throughout his treatment, but latest reports suggest he has now left Grenoble.
Updates from the doctors at Grenoble were sparse since early January when they confirmed the news of his two operations, the first was to ease the pressure on his brain, with the second procedure removing a large haematoma from the left-hand side of Schumacher’s brain.
The job of updating his millions of fans around the world had fallen on the shoulders of Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm who herself released very few statements through the following six months.
In February it was confirmed that the German was going through the ‘process’ of coming out of his medically-induced coma, however this was clarified as a lengthy process and further updates on the current position were always limited.
Schumacher’s family have however now confirmed that he is out of the coma and has left the hospital, although no further updates were made other than to state that he will continue his rehabilitation at an undisclosed location.
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