United States. Bill Clinton, former US president, hospitalized with blood infection

Former US President Bill Clinton, 75, was hospitalized in California with an infection and “is recovering,” his spokesman said Thursday evening.

“On Tuesday evening, President Clinton was admitted to the UCI medical center for treatment for an infection unrelated to Covid. He is recovering, he is in a good mood and is incredibly grateful to the doctors, nurses and staff who have cared for him. provided excellent care, ”Angel Ureña said in a statement on Twitter.

Intravenous antibiotics

The spokesperson also issued a statement from Mr. Clinton’s doctors, which said that the latter was hospitalized “to be closely monitored” and that he received intravenous antibiotics.

“He remains in the hospital for constant follow-up,” they added, citing an infection in the blood.

After two days of treatment, “he is responding well to the antibiotics. The California-based medical team is in constant communication with the President’s New York-based medical team, including his cardiologist. We hope he will return home soon. “, they continued.

According to CNN, the sepsis was caused by a urinary tract infection that had spread to Bill Clinton’s bloodstream.

He felt tired Tuesday during his visit to California and went to the hospital where the hypotheses of Covid-19 infection or heart problems were ruled out, the channel’s medical correspondent reported. , Sanjay Gupta.

Bill Clinton was President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. He has had to be hospitalized in the past, such as in 2004 when he underwent a quadruple coronary bypass to free four blocked arteries, and in 2010 when he suffered a angioplasty. Between these two operations, the one who was known to like fatty food, began a vegetarian diet.

Source: Le Progrès : info et actu nationale et régionale – Rhône, Loire, Ain, Haute-Loire et Jura | Le Progrès by www.leprogres.fr.

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