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Aruna Shanbaug put on ventilator support as she's battling serious bout of pneumonia

Aruna Shanbaug put on ventilator support as she's battling serious bout of pneumonia

Mumbai: Aruna Shanbaug who has been in a vegetative state for more than 40 years, has now been put on ventilator support.

Aruna Shanbaug is battling a serious bout of pneumonia and is breathing with the help of the ventilator. She is in Mumbai's KEM hospital.

Doctors said her condition is critical but stable.

Aruna was a nurse when she was brutally raped by a hospital staff member in 1973. She has been in a vegetative state since then.

first published:May 16, 2015, 15:23 IST