Basu stable, responding to treatment


“His condition is stable and he is responding to treatment,” nursing home director D N Agarwal told newsmen here after issuing a medical bulletin.

A five-member medical board has been constituted to assist the nursing home authorities for treating 96-year-old Basu and veteran medicine specialist Mani Chhettri has been drafted as adviser to the board.

“Basu is fully conscious and has been given liquid diet.The board examined Basu this morning and decided to keep him in the ICCU for two more days,” Agarwal said.

Basu who is being administered intravenous antibiotics, was removed to the nursing home on Friday following chest congestion and infection.

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