Pranab Mukherjee
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee in ‘septic shock’, condition deteriorates

He continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support, hospital sources said

Team EastMojo

Team EastMojo

New Delhi: The health condition of former President of India Pranab Mukherjee deteriorates further as he is in septic shock due to his lung infection.

Authorities in the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) here said that the former President is being managed by team of specialists. “He continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support,” Army Hospital sources said.

The 84-year-old former Congress veteran was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10.

He was operated for removal of a clot in the brain and has been in a coma ever since. He also tested positive for Covid-19.

Mukherjee was the 13th President of India from 2012-2017.

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