Bill Clinton hospitalized for infection, aide says
Former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized with a “non-Covid-related infection,” a spokesman said Thursday.
The spokesperson, Angel Ureena, did not specify in a statement. on twitter What type of infection did Mr. Clinton, 75, have? He said the former president was admitted to the UCI Medical Center in Orange, California on Tuesday evening.
“He is recovering, is in good spirits and is incredibly grateful for the excellent care provided to the doctors, nurses and staff,” said Mr.
An aide said Mr Clinton had a urinary infection that developed into sepsis, although it was not considered acute.
Mr. Clinton’s doctors, Dr. Alpesh Amin and Dr. Lisa Bardack, said: a statement That the former president was hospitalized for “close monitoring” and received IV antibiotics and fluids. He said that after two days of treatment, his white-blood cell count was declining and he was “responding well to antibiotics.” He said Clinton’s medical team in California was in touch with his doctors in New York, including his cardiologist.
“He remains in the hospital under constant monitoring,” Dr. Amin and Burdack said. “We hope he goes home soon.”
In 2010, Clinton was taken to a hospital in New York after experiencing chest pain, and later had a heart procedure. Doctors inserted two stents into his original coronary artery after an operation five years ago obstructed the bypass graft.
In 2004, Mr. Clinton, who has a family history of heart disease, had quadruple coronary bypass surgery at a New York hospital. The four-hour open-heart procedure prompted chest pain and shortness of breath after three days of tests that revealed he had life-threatening heart disease.
Clinton also has a history of skin cancer, ulcers, allergies and some hearing problems. Medical tests near the end of his presidency in January 2001 showed high levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, often with nothing but medical problems associated with aging.
Jesus Jimenez contributed reporting.
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