A spokesperson said Bill Clinton was admitted to a Los Angeles hospital two days ago to be treated for a “non-Covid infection.”
“On Tuesday evening, former President Bill Clinton was accepted into the University of the United States. California“Medical center Irvine for the treatment of a non-Covid infection,” Clinton spokesperson Angel Ureña said on Twitter.
“He is recovering, in good spirits, and incredibly grateful to the doctors, nurses and staff who have provided him with excellent care,” says Ureña. Said.
According to doctors who treated the former president at UCMI, CNN reported that Clinton, 75, was in the intensive care unit primarily to ensure privacy and was not on a ventilator.
CNN said his condition was not related to previous heart problems or Covid-19.
A second statement from Clinton’s spokesperson said the former president was “given IV antibiotics and fluids,” doctors Dr. Alpesh Amin and Dr. He quoted Lisa Bardack.
“After two days of treatment, the white blood cell count drops and it responds well to antibiotics,” the doctors said. “The California-based medical team is in constant communication with the New York-based medical team, including the president’s cardiologist. We hope he returns home as soon as possible.”
Since Clinton left the White House in 2001, the former president has faced health problems. He had quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 after experiencing prolonged chest pains and shortness of breath. He returned to the hospital for surgery on a partially collapsed lung in 2005 and 2010. had a double stents placed in the coronary artery.
She responded by adopting a largely vegan diet, reporting that she lost weight and her health improved.
He’s been back on the log multiple times, campaigning for Democratic candidates, especially for his wife, Hillary, during his unsuccessful bid for the presidential nomination in 2008.
And in 2016, Bill Clinton, a grandfather and approaching 70 at the time, returned to the campaign path as Hillary Clinton ran the White House as the Democratic candidate.
A spokesperson for the Clinton Foundation said the former president was in the Los Angeles area for special events related to the charity. UCI Medical Center is located in Orange County, 64 km southeast of Los Angeles.
Reuters and Associated Press contributed to this report.