"He remains very sensitive to any germs, so he has to be kept literally sterile," Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. "The bedroom there [at his home] is like an ICU ward."
Mandela, 95, "remains quite ill," she said, but doctors are tending to his needs at his residence in Houghton, a suburb of Johannesburg.
The tubes are used to prevent infection in Mandela, who is said to be stable.
thecodedduo and the rest of the world wish him quick recovery!!!!