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Noam Chomsky in a Brazilian hospital with a stroke – What his wife reveals

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Noam Chomsky is hospitalized with a stroke in Brazil, as confirmed by his wife.

The 95-year-old, as reported by theIndependent , renowned linguist has only appeared in public since last June, with many commenting on the weight of his absence from the wider debate surrounding the war in Gaza.

Chomsky, who has expressed strongly his support for the Palestinian struggle and what he has called the “crimes” of the Israeli state, he has been notably absent from demonstrations and debates on the issue over the past year.

< p>Valeria Chomsky told The Associated Press via email that the MIT professor is currently in a hospital in Sao Paulo in her native Brazil after suffering a stroke last June. The couple traveled in an air ambulance with two nurses once he was well enough to leave the United States.

Kachomsky confirmed reports in the Brazilian newspaper Folha de S Paulo that her husband had difficulty speaking and that the right side of his body is affected. He said a neurologist, a speech therapist and a pulmonologist visit the academic on a daily basis.

The renowned intellectual still follows the news and his wife confirmed that he raises his left hand in a gesture of mourning and anger when sees images of the war in Gaza.

Chomsky's wife, who married the professor in 2014, also told Folha de S Paulo that she is considering moving to an apartment near the beach in Rio de Janeiro, after reading that living in a sunny place can help stroke patients. The couple has resided in Brazil since 2015.

source: CNN Greece

Source: 24h.com.cy

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