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Jayalalithaa fine, in ICU to prevent infection: Apollo chairman

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa is fine and is in the ICU in order to protect her from fresh infection, said Apollo Hospitals Chairman Pratap C Reddy on Friday.


Jayalalithaa fine, in ICU to prevent infection: Apollo chairman

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa is fine and is in the ICU in order to protect her from fresh infection, said Apollo Hospitals Chairman Pratap C Reddy on Friday.

Speaking to reporters here, he said Jayalalithaa is breathing and sleeping well, and is on ventilator only for 15 minutes in a day.

Reddy said Jayalalithaa can go home whenever she wants

The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa was admitted to the hospital for fever and dehydration on September 22.

The doctors later said she needed a longer stay at the hospital as she was suffering from infection and put her on respiratory support.

According to Apollo Hospitals, a team of specialist doctors -- cardiologists, respiratory physicians, consultants for infectious diseases, diabetologist and endocrinologist -- treated her.

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