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Begin Making Gradual Recovery

July 24, 1979
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Premier Menachem Begin is making a “gradual recovery,” doctors at the Hadassah Medical Center reported today. They said the symptoms of dizziness have cleared up and he is able to walk around in his room but he is still suffering from an impairment of vision. Begin was admitted to the hospital last Thursday night for treatment of a small blood clot that lodged in a vein supplying blood to his brain.

He received get-well messages yesterday from President Carter, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and President Anwar Sadat of Egypt, among hundreds of others from all over the world. Sadat’s bureau chief, Hassan Kamel, telephoned Begin’s chief aide, Eliahu Ben-Elissar, to convey the Egyptian leader’s best wishes for Begin’s speedy recovery.

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