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Hospitalized Pele says he's 'fine' after transfer to special-care unit
Hospitalized Pele says he's 'fine' after transfer to special-care unit

Brazilian soccer great Pele said Thursday he is not seriously ill, easing fears that his health deteriorated while being treated for a urinary tract infection. The 74-year-old Pele used his official Twitter account to deny widespread reports that said his condition worsened and that he was put in intensive care. “I want to take this opportunity to let you know that I am doing fine,” he said. “I was not put into intensive care today, I was simply relocated to a special room within the hospital for privacy purposes only.” Pele successfully underwent surgery to remove kidney stones on Nov. 13, but he was readmitted to the hospital on Monday after being diagnosed...

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