Mohammad Furqan, of Lucknow, a city in northern India’s state of Uttar Pradesh, was admitted to a private hospital on June 21, 2019, after he was knocked unconscious in a serious accident.
According to reports The patient was declared dead after his family allegedly informed hospital staff they could not afford to pay more than N3.6 million ($10,000) of his multiplying medical bills.
Furqan’s body was returned home to his family members, who were in the process of burying their loved one when the unthinkable happened.
“Devastated, we were preparing for the burial when some of us saw movement in his limbs,” Furqan’s older brother, Mohammad Irfan, disclosed in an interview.“We immediately took Furqan to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital where the doctors said he was alive and have put him on ventilator support,” he added.
Furqan remains in critical condition but is “definitely not brain dead,” according to doctors treating the patient.
“He has pulse, blood pressure and his reflexes are working. He has been put on ventilator support.” Lucknow Chief Medical Officer Narendra Agarwal acknowledged the incident