Umar Sharif’s doctor says artist to be examined before US departure

By: News Desk      Published: 03:42 PM, 1 Oct, 2021
Umar Sharif’s doctor says artist to be examined before US departure
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Dr Shahab Tariq, the physician who is to treat popular comedian Umar Sharif in the USA, said on Friday that the comedy king’s condition had improved, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. 

He said the blood pressure of the artist was also normal.  “Now doctors in Germany would examine his kidneys to decide whether he needed dialysis,” he said, and added, “And only after dialysis will the decision be taken on his departure for the USA.” 

A day ago, on September 30, 24News had reported that Umar Sharif’s departure for the USA for medical treatment might get delayed because the artist had contracted pneumonia. 

Dr. Shahab Tariq said that the team of physicians in Germany had told him that the comedian may have to be kept at the hospital for two more days.

Umar Sharif had left Karachi’s international airport for Germany on his way to the USA a few days ago as public pressure on the government grew following reports of deterioration in his health.