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  News   Nation  18 May 2021  Eminent cardiologist Dr KK Aggarwal dies of Covid-19

Eminent cardiologist Dr KK Aggarwal dies of Covid-19

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published May 18, 2021, 10:07 am IST
Updated May 18, 2021, 10:07 am IST
Padma Shri awardee and eminent cardiologist Dr KK Aggarwal has died of Covid-19
Dr KK Aggarwal
 Dr KK Aggarwal

New Delhi: Padma Shri awardee and eminent cardiologist Dr KK Aggarwal has died of Covid-19, a statement posted on his Twitter handle said.

Aggarwal (62), who was the former national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), was admitted to the AIIMS here and was on ventilator support since last week.

Dr KK AggarwalDr KK AggarwalAccording to the statement, he passed away at 11.30 pm on Monday after a "lengthy battle with Covid-19".

"Even during the pandemic, he made constant efforts to educate the masses and was able to reach out to 100 million people through numerous videos and educational programmes and saved countless lives. He wanted his life to be celebrated and not mourned," the statement said.

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