Zeev Rotstein of the Chaim Sheba Medical Centre at Tel Hashomer Hospital
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Sharon's condition 'deteriorating'

Ariel Sharon's condition is "deteriorating slowly", says the director of the medical centre where the former Israeli prime minister is being cared for.

Ariel Sharon's condition is "deteriorating slowly", according to the director of the medical centre where the former Israeli prime minister is being cared for.

Zeev Rotstein of the Chaim Sheba Medical Centre at Tel Hashomer Hospital near Tel Aviv said Mr Sharon was not suffering, but the signs were not good.