Medical team in Madinah saves Hajj pilgrim with stopped heart

An Indonesian woman pilgrim’s life was saved by a medical team at Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah. Her heart had stopped for eight minutes due to a heart attack upon landing.

The airport’s Health Control Center received an emergency call and responded swiftly. The medical team performed CPR twice, successfully reviving the pilgrim’s heart and stabilizing her condition. She was then transported to a hospital, where she is currently in stable condition.

During the ongoing annual Hajj pilgrimage season, the Health Control Center at the airport has served a total of 90,104 pilgrims. Among them, 87,857 received preventive services, and 2,218 patients were treated. Out of the patients, 29 cases required additional medical care at hospitals in the region.

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