Former President Clinton hospitalized in Orange County with non-COVID infection

Former President Clinton is currently in Orange County, suffering from an infection that isn’t related to the coronavirus. According to two of his doctors and a spokesman, he is now recovering.

“He’s doing well, is in good spirits and thanks the nurses, doctors and staff for their excellent care,” Angel Urena, a spokesman, said.

Clinton was visiting the region to attend a private dinner and reception for the Clinton Foundation. An aide stated that 75, felt tired after a Tuesday meeting with friends from Orange County. That evening, he was admitted at UC Irvine Medical Center. According to an aide, the former president suffered from a urological infection which turned into a blood infection. This is common in the elderly.

Another Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wasn’t in California when her husband was admitted to the hospital. However, she flew in and attended the foundation event on Thursday, and then joined President Obama in Irvine, according to a person who knows the former first lady.

Clinton was admitted to the hospital by his doctors. He is receiving intravenous fluids and antibiotics.

” We hope to have him home soon,” Drs. In a joint statement, Lisa Bardack of New York and Alpesh Amin from UC Irvine said that they hope to have him home soon.

Clinton has stable vital measurements. According to a source familiar, he will likely be administered IV antibiotics up to Friday. Then, he will receive oral medication. He is not yet known when he will be freed.

Members of former President Bill Clinton’s White House, staff, and campaigns were emailed by the Clinton Foundation to confirm that Clinton is well.

“We all send our best wishes to President, Secretary Clinton and Chelsea, and all of the Clintons,” said Stephanie Streett, foundation Executive Director, and Kevin Thurm, Chief Executive, on Thursday evening. Chelsea is the daughter of the Clintons.

Clinton had a history of health problems. He has struggled with high cholesterol and weight, and had a benign cyst removed in 1995. A precancerous lesion was also removed from his nose the next year.

Clinton, a former McDonald’s fan turned near-vegan, underwent successful quadruple bypass surgery 2004 after he complained of chest pains and shortness of breath.

A longtime confidant in Clinton, James Carville, noted that Clinton would need to change his diet.

In Clinton experienced chest discomfort which required two stents to be inserted into his veins.

The former governor of Arkansas served two terms as a White House member, from 1993 through 2001..

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