Kolkata, West Bengal: Buddhadev Bhattacharjee, the former Chief Minister of West Bengal has been admitted to Woodland Multispeciality Hospital in Kolkata after experiencing severe problems in breathing. The former CM has been admitted to the hospital on Saturday after “experiencing lower respiratory tract infection” and “type II respiratory failure” as per the official notice by the Woodland Speciality Hospital.
Former West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee hospitalised with respiratory infection in Kolkata
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The former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has been put on non-invasive ventilation, antibiotics, and other supportive care, as per the notice shared by the Hospital. “The former Chief Minister has been hemodynamically stable” the hospital statement added. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, 79 years old was immediately put on mechanical ventilator support at the hospital after the respiratory failure.
As per the sources, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is suffering from COPD which means Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. As per the report by the PTI, it says, “His (former CM) condition is critical. We are examining him. Bhattacharjee’s oxygen saturation has deteriorated to 70 percent in the afternoon and he fell unconscious, after that he was hospitalized”.
The health of the former Chief Minister is currently very serious. A team of senior doctors is engaged in the treatment, and a cardiologist along with a pulmonologist are engaged in the supervision of the former CM.