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ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the Southern California hospital where he had been treated for an infection.
The former president was released around 8 a.m. from the University of California Irvine Medical Center.
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Clinton, 75, was admitted Tuesday to the hospital southeast of Los Angeles with an infection unrelated to COVID-19, officials said.
Clinton spokesman Angel Ureña had said Saturday that Clinton would remain hospitalized one more night to receive further intravenous antibiotics. But all health indicators were “trending in the right direction,” Ureña said.
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Clinton, 75, was admitted to the hosptial on Tuesday evening for the infection, which is not related to COVID-19-relatedLooking good, Bill.
An aide to the former president said Clinton had a urological infection that spread to his bloodstream, but he is on the mend and never went into septic shock, a potentially life-threatening condition.
The aide, who spoke to reporters at the hospital on the condition his name wasn’t used, said Clinton was in an intensive care section of the hospital but wasn’t receiving ICU care.
In the years since Clinton left the White House in 2001, the former president has faced health scares. In 2004, he underwent quadruple bypass surgery after experiencing prolonged chest pains and shortness of breath. He returned to the hospital for surgery for a partially collapsed lung in 2005, and in 2010 he had a pair of stents implanted in a coronary artery.
Former President Bill Clinton released from California hospital
Former President Bill Clinton was released on Sunday from a California hospital days after being admitted with infection.Clinton will return to his home in New York, where he will finish a course of antibiotics, Dr. Alpesh N. Amin, executive director of hospital medicine at University of California Irvine Health, said in a prepared statement released by Clinton's spokesman.
He responded by embracing a largely vegan diet that saw him lose weight and report improved health.
Clinton repeatedly returned to the stump, campaigning for Democratic candidates, most notably Hillary Clinton during her failed 2008 bid for the presidential nomination. And in 2016, as Hillary Clinton sought the White House as the Democratic nominee, her husband — by then a grandfather and nearing 70 — returned to the campaign trail.
Associated Press writer Lou Kesten in Washington contributed to this report.
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