Best Ready To Leave Intensive Care09 November 2005
British soccer legend George Best is due to leave intensive care tomorrow (10NOV05) after a terrifying brush with death.
The football legend, who has battled with alcohol addiction, was given only hours to live after being admitted to hospital with a chest infection that spread to his kidneys and other organs.
The infection was caused by a reaction to anti-rejection drugs he has taken since having a liver transplant in 2002.
Consultant Professor Roger Williams, who has been treating Best at London's Cromwell Hospital, says, "He's doing a bit better each day."
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