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Ex-Malaysia Premier Mahathir Discharged From Australia Hospital

Mahathir Mohamad, the 85-year-old former Malaysian Prime Minister, was discharged from a hospital in Melbourne this morning after treatment for a chest infection, his spokesman said.

“The medical team is happy with Dr. Mahathir’s rate of progress, but he will still be placed under observation for an unspecified period,” spokesman Sufi Yusoff said in an e-mailed statement.