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'Karunanidhi's vital signs normalising'

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ANI Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]
The Kauvery Hospital on Sunday said that with an active medical support, condition of ailing Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M Karunanidhi is normalising.
In a statement, Executive Director of Kauvery Hospital, Dr Aravindaran Selvaraj said, "There was a transient setback in the clinical condition of Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, DMK President and Former CM of Tamil Nadu. With active medical support, his vital signs are normalising. He continues to be closely monitored and treated by panel of expert doctors."
Karunanidhi was admitted to hospital on Saturday following a drop in his blood pressure.
The DMK stalwart, who is suffering from fever due to urinary tract infection, was earlier undergoing treatment at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. He is on intravenous antibiotics.
Earlier in the day, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu met Karunanidhi at Kauvery hospital.
On July 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi enquired about the ill health of Karunanidhi and prayed for his quick recovery. The Prime Minister also spoke to Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin and daughter Kanimozhi regarding the same.
Many political leaders, including Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam along with the other state ministers on late Thursday night met Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working President M.K Stalin to inquire about the health of his ailing father M. Karunanidhi at his residence here.

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First Published: Jul 29 2018 | 11:25 PM IST

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