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Giffords Condition Upgraded From Critical To Serious

TUCSON, Ariz. - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords condition is improving and she is now in serious condition at a hospital after being shot in the head about a week ago. The University of Arizona said in a news release Sunday that the congresswoman is continuing to do well. The release says her condition changed from critical to serious because she is no longer on a ventilator.

She is breathing on her own. Giffords was one of 19 people shot at a Safeway store Jan. 8. Six people were killed.

 

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