Israel's Sharon in 'slow, gradual' deterioration
03 January 2014, 13:56
Jerusalem - Israeli former prime minister Ariel Sharon's health was in 'slow, gradual' decline on Friday, according to the hospital where he has been in a comatose state for eight years.
"Tests show a slow, gradual deterioration in the functioning of his vital organs ... His state has not changed. He's still in critical condition, and his life is in danger," Tel Hashomer hospital director Zeev Rotstein was quoted by public radio as saying.