Former United States President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized in California for a non-Covid-19-related infection.
Former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized for a non-Covid-19-related infection.
“On Tuesday night, President Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Center for treatment for a non-Covid-related infection,” Clinton’s spokesman Angel Urena said in a statement on Thursday night.
“He is in a good way, in a good mood and is incredibly grateful to doctors, nurses and staff who give him excellent care.”
The University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California, confirmed that Clinton is being treated there, Reuters reported.
Urena shared with Fox News a joint statement from Dr. Alpesh Amin, President of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, and Lisa Bardack, Director of Hospital Medicine at UCI Health.
“President Clinton was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center and diagnosed with an infection,” the doctors wrote.
He was admitted to hospital for close monitoring and administered IV antibiotics and fluids. He remains in the hospital for continuous monitoring.
“After two days of treatment, the number of white blood cells decreases and he responds well to antibiotics.
The California-based medical team has been in constant communication with the President’s medical team in New York, including his cardiologist. We hope to get him home soon. ”
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