Former US President Bill Clinton, 75, was hospitalized in California with an infection and “is recovering,” his spokesman said Thursday evening. “On Tuesday evening, President Clinton was admitted to the UCI medical center for treatment for an infection unrelated to Covid. He is recovering, he is in a good mood and is incredibly grateful to the doctors, nurses and staff who provided him with excellent care, ”Angel Ureña said in a statement on Twitter.
Quadruple coronary bypass surgery in 2004
The spokesperson also issued a statement from Bill Clinton’s doctors, which specifies that the latter was hospitalized for a urinary tract infection that has spread to his blood. “He was given intravenous antibiotics. “He remains in the hospital for constant follow-up,” they added.
After two days of treatment, “he responds well to antibiotics. The California-based medical team is in constant communication with the President’s New York-based medical team, including his cardiologist. We hope he will return home soon, ”they continued.
Bill Clinton was President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. A big fan of burgers, he had to be hospitalized in the past, as in 2004 when he underwent a quadruple coronary bypass to free four blocked arteries, and in 2010 when he had angioplasty.