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Former US President Bill Clinton hospitalised following infection

Former US President Bill Clinton has been hospitalised with an infection, according to spokesperson Angel Urena.

Doctors stated that the 75-year-old was responding well at the centre in Irvine, California.

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The former president was admitted to UCI Medical Center with an infection that is not related to Covid-19.

Urena stated, “He is on the mend, in good spirits, and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses and staff providing him with excellent care.”

Urena tweeted a statement from the doctors at the hospital who are treating Clinton, “He was admitted to the hospital for close monitoring and administered IV (intravenous) antibiotics and fluids.”

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“He remains at the hospital for continuous monitoring. After two days of treatment, his white blood cell count is trending down and he is responding to antibiotics well.”

CNN’s medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta stated that Clinton had been feeling fatigued during a visit to California on Tuesday and went to hospital to get tested, where Covid-19 and heart problems were ruled out.

A statement from the spokesperson added, “We hope to have him go home soon,”.

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