Seeking to clear the air on the health of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa when she was rushed to the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai on September 22 last year, the British doctor who treated her asserted that she was conscious while being brought in an ambulance from her home.
The late Chief Minister was on and off a ventilator and often also interacted after being admitted for fever and dehydration, Richard Beale told a news conference in Chennai.
This was for nominating AIADMK candidates for elections to two seats and bypoll to one segment last year.
Beale clarified that it was possible for sepsis, the body’s response to infection, to spread fast and damage other organs though Jayalalithaa showed signs of recovery during her 75-day stay at the Apollo Hospitals. Read more