Bill Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-related infection

Bill Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-related infection

WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for Bill Clinton says the former president is being treated in a Southern California hospital for a non-COVID-related infection. Spokesman Angel Ureña says Clinton was admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday evening. Ureña says Clinton “is on the mend, in good spirits and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses, and staff providing him with excellent care.” Clinton’s physicians say he is “responding to antibiotics well,” adding, ”We hope to have him go home soon.”

Photo: Former first lady and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, middle, exits the University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to the Southern California hospital Tuesday with an infection but he is “on the mend,” his spokesman said. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)