Pun was taken to the Third People's Hospital in Shenzhen, China from Bangkok, Thailand last Friday for further treatment. He is said to be suffering from a rare disease related to jaundice. A team of more than three dozen doctors and nurses has been deployed to China for his treatment.
Central member of the Maoist center Durga Chapagain said, "I had a video call only today. His body has not been aching since yesterday. He has started eating and is talking to everyone. He also made a video call with Chairman Prachanda last evening." Chapagain also said that he would return to Nepal soon.