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January 6, 2006
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Ariel Sharon is expected to remain in an induced coma for at least 24 hours to relieve pressure on his brain. Dr. Shlomo Mor-Yosef, director of Hadassah’s Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem, said Thursday that the Israeli prime minister is in critical condition after suffering a serious stroke Wednesday night and undergoing more than eight hours of emergency brain surgery.

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