Five months after his lung transplant three-time formula-1 world champion Niki Lauda is treated again in the General hospital (AKH) in Vienna. The clinic was informed and confirmed on Sunday a report of “Kronen-Zeitung”. Accordingly, the three-time world champion had to cancel his Christmas holiday to Ibiza because of a flu disease. “It’s in his family an Influenza case occurred, and he is being treated in an intensive therapy Department with us,” said Karin Fehringer, spokeswoman for the AKH.

The 69Jahre old Lauda got himself a flu. In the coming week, the Mercedes-Supervisory Board should be dismissed chief of clinic. The Austrians have a lung transplant had been audited in the last August. At the end of October, Lauda was allowed to leave the clinic and then worked at his Rehabilitation.

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In a late December Interview published in the daily Newspapers “Kurier” and “Austria” had looked to the former racer of the future is positive. “It goes uphill, I can walk without any support,” he had said. At the end of January, he throw away the “Rollator”, added: “The lung is like a Glöckerl. But I’m five months in bed. The main problem is the leg muscles.“ His goal is to, in the on 17. March 2019 in Melbourne at the start of the formula 1 season back on track.