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Peres Able to Move Hands as Condition Improves

Shimon Peres waves at IDF soldiers (Photo: ASHERNET)

Former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres continues to recover from the massive stroke he suffered last week. The Jerusalem Post reports that Peres is able to move his hands and respond to simple instructions:

Doctors noted a slight improvement Monday in the condition of former president Shimon Peres, as the 93-year-old remained in serious but stable condition nearly a week after suffering a stroke.

Sources close to the senior Israeli statesman said that Peres had been able to respond to simple instructions from doctors on Sunday night, including moving both hands.

His motor response may indicate to doctors that Peres hasn't suffered left-side cerebral damage...

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