Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for check up

March 21st, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was late Friday evening admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for check up - three weeks after he was discharged from the hospital.
Vajpayee, 84, was admitted for routine follow up and investigations.

“He was admitted at around 9 p.m.,” said a senior AIIMS doctor.

He is to stay in the hospital for two days for some tests.

The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader was admitted to AIIMS Feb 3 for a chest infection. After his condition became serious and he got lung infection, he was put on ventilator support. He was discharged on March 1.

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