UPDATED 4:12 PM PT – Sunday, October 17, 2021
Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday. The 75-year-old was put into an intensive care unit for a urological infection. He reportedly showed no COVID-19 symptoms or complications from his previous heart aliment.
“On Tuesday evening, President Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Center to receive treatment for a non-COVID-related infection,” said Clinton’s spokesperson, Angel Urena in a statement on Thursday evening. “He is on the mend, in good spirits, and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses, and staff providing him with excellent care.”
The doctors noted Clinton responded well to antibiotics and was released from the hospital on Sunday, giving reporters a thumbs up on the way out.
Bill Clinton was released from a California hospital on Sunday after treatment for a urological infection that developed into sepsis, officials said. Sepsis, a life-threatening response to infection, is a common cause of death in hospitals. https://t.co/lElRhEQ8WJ pic.twitter.com/eCMQpY52gY
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