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Former President Bill Clinton Released From Hospital

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Former President Bill Clinton has been released from the hospital after being treated in the Intensive Care Unit for a possible blood infection known as sepsis.

University of California Irvine Health Department of Medicine Executive Director Dr. Alpesh N. Amin released a statement about the former president after he was discharged.

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“President Clinton was discharged from UC Irvine Medical Center today. His fever and white blood cell count are normalized, and he will return home to New York to finish his course of antibiotics,” Amin wrote. “On behalf of everyone at UC Irvine Medical Center, we were honored to have treated him and will continue to monitor his progress.”

Clinton was treated in the Intensive Care Unit for a possible blood infection known as sepsis.

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A spokesman for Clinton revealed last Thursday that Clinton had been admitted to the University of California Irvine’s medical center to get treatment for a non-COVID issue.

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“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, thankful to the doctors, nurses, and staff providing him with excellent care,” spokesperson Angel UreƱa said in a statement.

The Daily Mail reported:

Clinton’s physicians, Dr. Alpesh Amin and Dr. Lisa Bardack, released a joint statement that says he was admitted with an ‘infection’ but has improved since receiving treatment.

‘President Clinton was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center and diagnosed with an infection. He was admitted to the hospital for close monitoring and administered IV antibiotics and fluids,’ Amin and Bardack said.

‘He remains at the hospital for continuous monitoring. After two days of treatment, his white blood cell count is trending down and he is responding to antibiotics well.’

They concluded, “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.”

“President Clinton was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center and diagnosed with an infection,” the doctors wrote. “He was admitted to the hospital for close monitoring and administered IV antibiotics and fluids. He remains at the hospital for continuous monitoring.”

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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 added.

“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,” the doctors said.

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