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Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS; condition stable

Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS; condition stable
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First Published: Tue, Feb 03 2009. 11 03 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Feb 03 2009. 11 03 PM IST
By GSN
New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS hospital tonight with a chest infection.
Doctors said the condition of the 84-year-old BJP stalwart is stable.
Vajpayee was brought to the AIIMS at 10.00 pm after he developed running temperature. He was also taken to the Intensive Care Unit(ICU), D K Sharma, superintendent of AIIMS, said.
Sharma said Vajpayee was suffering from chest infection but his condition is stable.
The hospital will be conducting further tests.
Dr Randeep Guleria, Vajpayee’s personal physician, was conducting echo-respiratory tests on the former prime minister.
BJP president Rajnath Singh rushed to the hospital on hearing news of Vajpayee being admitted.
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First Published: Tue, Feb 03 2009. 11 03 PM IST