Schumacher ‘is conscious’ after Paris surgery


PARIS – Michael Schumacher is reportedly conscious and being visited by former F1 colleagues following treatment in a Paris hospital.The 50-year-old German motor racing legend was spotted recuperating with Jean Todt, the Scuderia Ferrari team boss who recruited the seven times World Champion.

Schumacher, who suffered brain damage in a skiing accident almost six years ago, was admitted to the Georges-Pompidou hospital in the French capital on Monday. Le Parisien said he underwent a stem cell transfusion to reduce inflammation. ‘I can assure you he’s conscious,’ said a female member of staff in the cardiology unit.

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