It has been three after Michael Schumacher’s tragic accident at the French Alpine resort in December 2013, news and updates regarding his health condition remain scarce. Fans are now getting worried about the lack of good news.
The former F1 world champion has suffered a near-fatal head injury in a skiing accident in the French Alps in December 2013. An earlier report said that Schumacher would most likely have died had he not been wearing a helmet. The German racer was placed into a medically induced coma for almost six months due to his traumatic brain injury.
The former seven-time F1 world champion is currently undergoing intense treatment and recovery process at this home on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Despite receiving round the clock treatment by a team of highly experienced doctors, the recovery of the former F1 world champion has been slow. Moreover, owing to a news blackout by the Schumacher family, news has been scarce regarding his health condition.
It has been months since the family relayed any information on the former F1 champ’s health. The total news blackout and silence have led fans and F1 insiders to fear the worst.
“I’m quite afraid (and virtually certain) we will never have any good news about Michael. At this point, I rather dread seeing that the family has put out a press release,” said Former F1 doctor Gary Hartstein in a statement, via The Dailymail.
The problem with news blackout is the void it creates, along with the speculation and rumors that fill it. Schumacher’s news updates are largely delivered by his longtime press aide Sabine Kehm.
Kehm has been one of the most reliable sources of Michael Schumacher 2016 news as she has stated earlier that German racer has been making some progress but it will take a long time to fully recover. In addition, Kehm asked the Schumacher’s fans to remember the severeness of the injury and keep their expectations realistic.
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