Former US President Bill Clinton, 75, was hospitalized for sepsis due to a urinary tract infection and is expected to be discharged soon after his condition has improved.
“All health indicators are going in the right direction,” a Clinton spokesperson said on the 15th (local time), the Associated Press reported.
According to a spokesperson, former President Clinton will be hospitalized for an additional night and will receive additional intravenous antibiotics.
Former President Clinton was admitted to the University of California, Irvine (UCI) Hospital on the 12th with sepsis due to a urinary tract infection. The news of former President Clinton’s hospitalization was announced on the 14th. Former President Clinton is recovering from his condition while reading and watching TV in the hospital room. His spouse, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is also reported to be with him. US President Joe Biden said that he sent his regards to former President Clinton in a speech at the University of Connecticut on the same day. “No,” he said, “and will be discharged soon.”
Former President Clinton had several health problems in 2004, including having four coronary artery blocked and undergoing bypass surgery. He was hospitalized for lung disease in 2005 and underwent a stent transplant in 2010.
Former President Clinton has been known to have maintained her health on a strict vegetarian diet since then.
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