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2014-02-04 08:41

SMALL DELAY: Reports by a German publication claim that the waking-up of former F1 driver Schumacher "is not nescesserily a bad sign". Image: AFP

GRENOBLE, France - A week after doctors began trying to wake injured former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher from his coma, there have been no official updates about his condition.

According to German publication Focus: "It is neither a good nor a bad sign that there has been no communication on the progress of the recovery process.

The process can take days, weeks and even months, depending on how quickly the body breaks down the anaesthetic."

'POSITIVE MESSAGE'

Some well-known F1 figures, however, interpreted the news about the process as a positive sign.

Speaking to Swiss newspaper Blick Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda said: "No one from a distance can assess the situation but I am happy that at last there is a positive message."

Red Bull team owner Dietrich Mateschitz said he can only hope that this is good news.



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