Marathon runner OP Jaisha recovering well, say doctors

first_imgRio returned Marathon Runner OP Jaisha who was tested positive for H1N1 soon after she returned to the country is now responding well to the treatment at a hospital in Bangalore.”She was tested positive for H1N1 and has been under critical observation from the time of her admission. She is responding well to the treatment and her condition is stable. The government authorities as well as Sports Authority of India are being appraised about her health regularly,” said Dr Vivek Anand Padegal who is the Consultant Pulmonologist at Fortis Hospital.The former Chief minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy visited Jaisha in hospital and said, “Jaisha has been administered the best treatment available, her condition is stable now. I have spoken to the doctors and they have apprised me of the medical treatment, I think she will be able to leave the hospital in a couple of days.”Jaisha first underwent tests at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases (RGICD), the government hospital that tests for communicable diseases. She later was admitted to Fortis hospital, Bannerghatta road where she has been kept under critical observation.OP Jaisha is the second Indian athlete after Sudha Singh who has been tested positive for the H1N1 virus after returning from Rio.last_img

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