April 24th, 2013
02:02 PM ET

Tutu in hospital for infection, foundation says

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu checked into a South African hospital Wednesday for treatment of a persistent infection, his foundation announced.

Tutu, 81, also will undergo tests at the hospital in Cape Town to determine the cause of the infection, the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation said. Details of the infection were not released.



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  1. BOMBO

    Israel's fault. Mossad infected him.

    April 24, 2013 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Sofa King

    It's an eye infection. It comes from walking around slums and not blinking.

    April 24, 2013 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Injun Ere

    Probably syphilis or some other STD. Why keep it quiet? Because it is "down there" in "that area down there". lol

    April 24, 2013 at 7:06 pm | Report abuse |