The former president got a checkup done in the hospital on Tuesday
ORANGE, CA – A spokesman for former President Bill Clinton says he will be hospitalized Friday night after a hospital check Tuesday for a urinary sepsis infection.
“President Clinton continues to be treated for infection at UC Irvine Medical Center,” Clinton spokeswoman Angel Ureena tweeted Friday evening. “All health indicators are moving in the right direction, including his white blood count, which has dropped significantly. To receive further IV antibiotics, he will be in the hospital overnight.”
Bill Clinton hospitalized with a non-Covid-related infection
The 42nd President is in good spirits at Irvine Medical Center in Orange, Calif. and is grateful for the worldwide support, the statement said.
President Joe Biden told reporters on Friday that he had spoken to Clinton.
“Well, I wanted to see how he was doing, and because I was trying to catch him, and he’s doing fine, he really is,” Biden told reporters in Connecticut. “And he’s going to be released from the hospital, and we talked, what we were going to do earlier, getting together.”
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The president’s team announced Thursday that he had been hospitalized for what was later reported as a sepsis infection.
“On Tuesday evening, President Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Center for treatment for a non-Covid-related infection,” Clinton spokeswoman Angel Ureena said in a statement Thursday evening. “She is in good spirits, and is incredibly grateful for the doctors, nurses and staff providing excellent care.”
The former president, 75, was in Southern California to attend private events related to the Clinton Foundation, the Los Angeles Times reported. The report said he was hospitalized after feeling fatigued after a gathering with some friends in Orange County.
A source close to the situation told Granthshala News that the former president was diagnosed with “a urinary tract infection that turned into a widespread infection. As you can see in his statement to his doctors, the disease He has a good prognosis and they expect him to be home soon. He is joking and attracting the hospital staff.”
Granthshala News’ Tyler O’Neill contributed to this report