Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani activist shot in the head by TTP, has been able to stand with help for the first time, though she still shows signs of infection, doctors treating her at a British hospital said Friday.
She is also communicating by writing notes, said Doctor Dave Rosser, the medical director at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, central England, where the teenager was taken to from Pakistan on Monday.
Dr. Rosser said the girl is “well enough that she’s agreed that she’s happy, in fact keen, for us to share more clinical detail.”
Rosser said the infection is probably related to the track of a bullet which grazed her head when she was attacked by Taliban gunmen.
Because of the infection, Rosser said, “she is not out of the woods yet.”