Malala Yousafzai Shows Early Signs of Recovery

“She seems able to understand. She’s got motor control. She’s able to write,” Dr. Rosser said, adding that Ms. Yousafzai had been able to give doctors written approval to make details of her condition public. “Whether there’s any subtle intellectual or memory deficits down the line is too early to say,” he said.

Had the bullet that hit her been “a couple of inches more central,” he said, her injury would have been “unsurvivable.”

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