F1 great Michael Schumacher battling pneumonia: report

Formula One great Michael Schumacher, in a coma since Dec. 29, is reportedly dealing with...

Formula One great Michael Schumacher, in a coma since Dec. 29, is reportedly dealing with pneumonia. (Giampiero Sposito/Reuters/Files)

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Formula One racing legend Michael Schumacher has been hit with another health crisis as he lays in a coma in a French hospital, as he has reportedly contracted pneumonia.

The 45-year-old German was hosptalized on Dec. 29 following a skiing accident in the French Alps. Doctors have been treating him in Grenoble.

The latest news alert comes just days after false reports about the driver's death circulated online.

Little is known about the former Ferrari superstar's condition and recovery efforts as both Schumacher's family and his publicists are refusing to comment on ongoing speculation.


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