Mubarak Revived Twice As His Health Worsens
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was revived twice with a defibrillator Monday as his condition worsens just days before Egypt holds elections for its next leader.
"His heart has stopped as a result of the grave neglect in his treatment and failure to respond to our request since last Wednesday to transfer him to a military hospital," Mubarak's attorney, Farid ElDib, said by phone to The San Francisco Chronicle. "The hospital has no preparations to deal with such a case, but no one is responding to our request in order to appease the Muslim Brotherhood which wants to gloat, whether he is alive or dead."
According to The Wall Street Journal, the 84-year-old Mubarak has been "slipping in and out of consciousness, suffering from high blood pressure, breathing difficulties and depression." He has been serving a life sentence at Torah prison in Cairo after being removed from authority by last year's Arab Spring uprising.
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