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A widow of former Yugoslav communist leader Josip Broz Tito can't breath on her own anymore.
Jovanka Broz (89) got respiratory problems on Thursday and doctors have admitted the situation of the ex first lady of former Yugoslavia is serious.
She is fighting for her life and can't receive presents her fans try to send her in intensive care room of the Urgentni Centar Hospital in Serbian capital Belgrade.
Jovanka Broz ended up in hospital a month ago with a low intensity heart attack but doctors also realized she had a breast cancer as an open wound was noticed on her chest.
"People bring flowers and different presents as for many she is one of last living symbols of former Yugoslavia", doctor Zlatibor Loncar has said to tabloid Kurir.
"We cant bring presents into the intensive care room but we tell her about good wishes people send to her", the doctor has added.
Jovanka Broz lived in kind of isolation in an old villa in Belgrade for decades after Tito's death.
She often commented that some people wanted to exclude her from Tito's life and later from public life.
Tito ruled in Yugoslavia from World War II untl his death in 1980.
Croatia born ethnic Serb Jovanka would usually appear in media only in May when bringing flowers to Tito's grave for his birthday. She has very few friends she was communicating with.
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