Biden sends best wishes to Bill Clinton after he’s hospitalised for sepsis

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President Joe Biden has sent a message of support to Bill Clinton as he recovers in hospital from a blood transfusion.

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Mr. Clinton, 75, had gone to California to attend several events when he fell ill, and was taken to the University of California Irvine Medical Center.

The former president’s medical team gave CBS an update on his condition on Friday morning.


CBS Medical contributor David Agus said the former president felt light-headed and nauseous, and began vomiting in the first of several incidents at which he was scheduled to speak.

Doctors discovered an infection in her blood, which they detected in her urine and was caused by the bacteria E.coli, Dr. Agus said.

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Speaking to reporters, Mr Biden said he was trying to connect with Mr Clinton.

“I know you’re asking about President Clinton, I’m exchanging calls, he’s doing well, and so when I talk to him, I’ll let you all know,” Mr. Biden he said.

“Mr Clinton was admitted to the hospital under close observation and given IV antibiotics and fluids,” said her physicians, Alpesh Amin and Lisa Bardack. in a joint statement.

He was kept in the ICU for privacy and security reasons and not because of the severity of the illness.

Doctors denied any connection to his history of heart and pulmonary conditions, saying they hoped he can go home soon.

Clinton had quadruple bypass heart surgery in 2004, and in 2010 two stents were inserted into the artery following chest pain and shortness of breath.

Hillary Clinton went to the hospital Thursday night to visit her husband, accompanied by her longtime colleague Huma Abedin.


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