Vajpayee continues gradual progress

February 13th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata PartyNew Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, undergoing treatment for chest infection at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, continues to be stable and is making steady progress, doctors attending to him said Friday.
“Vajpayee is on a mechanical ventilator and continues to be in the ICU (intensive care unit). His condition is stable and he is making gradual progress,” said medical superintendent D.K. Sharma.

The 84-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party leader was admitted to the hospital after he complained of difficulty in breathing and fever Feb 3. He was put on mechanical ventilation Feb 6.

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