Nelson Mandela’s Collapsed Lung: BBC’s Karen Allen Says South Africa ‘Holds Its Breath’
NELSON Mandela is in Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa. He’s unwell. He has a collapsed lung. He’s 92. Obit writers make sure their pieces are up to date. The media are massed outside. Among them is Karen Allen, of the BBC. Says she:
“The country holds its breath.”
Is Mandela’ health so closely aligned to the state of the nation?