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28/09/2016: Knife attack in a regional train near Würzburg
Dear Media Representatives,
Regarding the act of violence in a regional train near Würzburg on Monday evening, July 18th, 2016, we would like to inform you about the current state of health of the patients treated at the University Hospital Würzburg (Wednesday, September 28th, 2016, 8 a.m.):
The health condition of the four patients from Hong Kong has generally significantly improved. Two patients have returned to Hong Kong, two patients are still at our hospital. A longer period of convalescence and rehabilitation is to be expected in the latter patients. Acute threatening of life has relieved.
The families are in close contact with the patients and treating physicians, and receive comprehensive support by German and Chinese helpers. Specific psychological care is provided.
Please understand that we cannot provide any further information in order to protect the patients’ privacy rights.