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Schumi death rumour: Doctors react

2014-02-07 13:11

TRUE OR FALSE? Rumours suggesting F1 legend Michael Schumacher is dead spread like wildfire on social networking sites. Image: SHUTTERSTOCK

GRENOBLE, France - Former Formula 1 multiple champion Michael Schumacher has died - that's the message apparently rampant on social networking sites.

The online edition of Le Point, a French news magazine, said the rumours of Schumacher's alleged death prompted dozens of journalists to flock to the hospital.


Meanwhile, the hospital treating Schumacher has denied the rumours the seven-times world champion had died.

As the rumours spread on social networking sites a spokesperson for the Grenoble hospital told the French news agency AFP: "The hospital denies that Michael Schumacher has died."


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