Lithuania's Healthcare Minister Juras Požela remains in Vilnius University's Santariškės Clinic with acute pancreatitis. Doctors say his condition is serious, but stable.
Juras Požela
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The clinic's director general Kęstutis Strupas told reporters on Thursday that Požela's condition was improving.

"He is in a severe but stable condition, there is a tendency of improvement," Strupas said.

The minister remains in intensive care.

"He has been diagnosed with acute pancreatitis of biliary origin," said Strupas.

Požela was admitted to hospital with a gastro-intestinal disorder and stomach pains.

Social Democrat Požela, 34, fell ill during his summer vacation.

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