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Niki Lauda has hospital abandoned after heavy griepaanval

Triple world champion of Formula 1 Niki Lauda has Wednesday, the hospital of Vienna was abandoned. The Austrian, 69 in the meantime, was there since the beginning of January in intensive care after a griepaanval.

That Lauda had to go to hospital, it was mainly a precautionary measure as a result of his longtransplantie in August of last year. In a crash at the Nürburgring in 1976 became Lauda was seriously wounded, and also his kidneys and lungs were affected. He continued afterwards to struggle with the consequences of the accident, and underwent two times a kidney transplant.

The F1 legend is still active, with world champion Mercedes, where he is head of the advisory board.

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