© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former United States President Bill Clinton attends a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on February 18, 2020. REUTERS / Ricardo Arduengo / File photo
By Dan Whitcomb
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former President Bill Clinton, 75, was admitted two days ago to a hospital in Irvine, California, where he is being treated for a non-COVID-19 infection, a spokesman said Thursday.
“On Tuesday night, former President Bill Clinton was admitted to the ICU medical center for treatment of a non-covid infection,” Clinton spokesman Angel Urena said on Twitter (NYSE :).
“He is on the mend, in a good mood, and incredibly grateful to the doctors, nurses, and staff who gave him excellent care,” Ureña said.
Clinton’s doctors, Dr. Alpesh Amin and Dr. Lisa Bardack, said in a statement that he was “admitted to the hospital for close monitoring and given intravenous fluids and antibiotics.”
“He remains in the hospital for continuous follow-up,” added the statement from the doctors. “After two days of treatment, her white blood cell count is dropping and she is responding well to antibiotics.”
They added: “We hope he will go home soon.”
CNN reported that Clinton, a Democrat who was president from 1993 to 2001, was in the intensive care unit, mainly to give him privacy, and was not on a ventilator, according to doctors who treated the former president at the University of California Irvine. Medical. Downtown, California.
His condition is not related to his previous heart problems or COVID-19, CNN said.
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