February 25, 2005

NEWS STORY: Pope Has Tracheotomy After Relapse of Flu

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c. 2005 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY _ Doctors performed a successful tracheotomy on Pope John Paul II Thursday to help the ailing pontiff recover from breathing problems related to a relapse of the flu, the Vatican said. A tracheotomy is an urgent procedure in which a hole is made in the throat and a […]

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