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Jayalalithaa’s health ‘continues to improve’: Hospital authorities

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s health condition “continues to improve” and she has been advised further stay in the hospital for treatment, the Apollo hospital said on Monday, a day after it said she was being treated for “infection”.”The honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital, continues to improve,” Chief Operating Officer of Apollo Hospitals Subbiah Viswanathan said in a press release.The treatment plan including appropriate antibiotics, respiratory support and other allied clinical measures are presently being continued to treat the infection, the release said. She “is responding adequately to the comprehensive treatment being given to her. A team of doctors are collectively monitoring her treatment,” the release said, adding, she has been “advised further stay in the hospital for treatment.”Yesterday, for the first time since she was hospitalised on September 22, the Apollo Hospital said the Chief Minister was being treated for “infection” and is “responding well”. A bulletin from the hospital had said that it had taken expert opinion from a UK-based doctor who examined her and concurred with the present line of treatment. The 68-year old AIADMK supremo was admitted to the hospital after she complained of fever and dehydration.

Sushma Swaraj discharged from AIIMS

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was on Sunday discharged from AIIMS nearly three weeks after she was admitted to the hospital with complaints of chest congestion and fever. AIIMS director M C Mishra said Swaraj was discharged after a group of doctors today examined her and found her to be fit. “Swaraj was being treated for pneumonia and the infection had also caused mild renal impairment. She was treated by a group of specialists and was discharged after the doctors declared her fit,” Mishra said. <!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The 64-year-old Union minister was admitted to AIIMS on April 25 after she complained of chest congestion and fever. She was undergoing treatment in the Cardio-Neuro Centre of the hospital.The doctors had earlier said that it was likely that she contracted the infection due to extreme temperatures during her travels.