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Guj HC orders collection of critical Covid patient’s sample as wife wants child | Latest News India

The Gujarat High Court has directed a hospital in Vadodara to conduct an IVF/Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) process for the collection of sample of a critical Covid-19 affected person having slim probabilities of survival, after his wife expressed the will to bear his child.

The HC issued the order issued on Tuesday, contemplating it as an “extraordinary urgent situation”.

After an pressing listening to of a petition filed by the patient’s wife, Justice Ashutosh J Shastri directed the Vadodara-based hospital to conduct the IVF (In vitro fertilisation)/ART process for the collection of his sample and hold it saved in an acceptable place as per medical recommendation.

The petitioner wants to conceive his child by way of the IVF/ART know-how, however the hospital was not permitting this until she received a courtroom order directing it to gather his sample, her lawyer Nilay Patel stated. Hence, she approached the excessive courtroom on Tuesday with an pressing plea, he stated.

The HC stated “the ad interim relief is granted in an extraordinary urgent situation before the court and the same shall be subject to the outcome of the petition”.

The courtroom additionally issued notices to the state authorities and the hospital’s director, and sought their response on July 23.

The petitioner approached the courtroom, saying her Covid-19-infected husband was affected by multi-organ failure and was on life assist system, and in line with medical doctors, he has slim probabilities of survival, Patel stated.

The HC directed the petitioner and the assistant authorities pleader to speak its order to the hospital for collection of the patient’s sample, trying on the criticality of the state of affairs when his well being situation is claimed to be deteriorating.

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