Former President Bill Clinton Hospitalized With Non-COVID Infection

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Former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalized in California with an infection not related to COVID-19. 

Former President Bill Clinton has been admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday afternoon, with an infection that is unrelated to COVID-19.  

Clinton’s Drs. Alpesh Amin and Lisa Bardack issued a joint statement, saying the former president was admitted for close observation and given IV antibiotics and fluids. 

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“After two days of treatment, his white blood cell count is trending down and he is responding to antibiotics well,” the physicians said. “The California-based medical team has been in constant communication with the President’s New York-based medical team, including his cardiologist. We hope to have him go home soon.”

Clinton’s spokesman Angel Ureña also released a statement via Twitter saying, “He is on the mend, in good spirits, and incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses and staff providing him with excellent care.” 

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