Hospital denies wild reports of Schumacher death

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The French hospital where Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is receiving treatment has denied wild reports that the seven time world champion is dead.

The reports spread on social networking sites including Twitter, but a spokesperson for the Grenoble hospital told the French-language news agency AFP: “The hospital denies that Michael Schumacher has died.”

The online edition of Le Point, a French news magazine, said that the reports of Schumacher’s death prompted dozens of media representatives to flock to the hospital. (GMM)

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