Daily Archives: July 17, 2008

Ahmad Faraz – struggling with his life

Poet Faraz not 100pc well, says physician

Poet Ahmad Faraz is breathing on his own without mechanical assistance, his physicians told Dawn on Thursday, contradicting earlier reports that he had died.

“He is not 100 per cent well,” said Dr Murtaza Arain who leads a team of eight physicians looking after the poet.

“He is not on a ventilator and not on a cardiac assistance device. He is breathing on his own.”

Another member of the team, Dr Tahir Rohail, urged Faraz’s well-wishers to pray for him because “his condition is not very promising.”

Faraz was brought to the Adventist Hinsdale Hospital near Chicago about 10 days ago with multiple health problems. Continue reading


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