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(CNN) — Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center’s intensive care unit for a non-Covid-related infection.
“He was admitted to the ICU for close monitoring and administered IV antibiotics and fluids. He remains at the hospital for continuous monitoring,” according to a joint statement Thursday evening from Dr. Alpesh Amin, chair of medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center, and Dr. Lisa Bardack, Clinton’s personal primary physician.
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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 doctors said, adding, “We hope to have him go home soon.”
Clinton spokesman Angel Urena said the former President is “on the mend” and “in good spirits.”
“On Tuesday evening, President Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Center to receive treatment for a non-Covid-related infection. He is on the mend, in good spirits, and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses, and staff providing him with excellent care,” Urena said.
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