Orange – Former US President Bill Clinton was released Sunday from a Southern California hospital where he spent five days recovering from an infection not related to COVID-19.
Clinton left the University of California Irvine Medical Center at 8:00 in the morning.
Spokesman Ángel Ureña reported in a statement on Saturday night that Clinton would stay one more night in the hospital “to receive intravenous antibiotics before her discharge scheduled for tomorrow.” He added that all the health indicators “were in the right direction.”RELATED
“The president continues to make excellent progress since the last 24 hours,” said Ureña.
His wife Hillary clinton she was with her husband in the hospital. She returned with her daughter Chelsea Clinton on Saturday around 8:00 a.m. Saturday in an SUV accompanied by Secret Service agents.Hillary Clinton, center, at the hospital where her husband, Bill Clinton, was hospitalized. (The Associated Press)
President Joe biden He said Friday night that he had spoken with him and that he “sends his regards.”
“Okay, it really is,” Biden said in remarks at the University of Connecticut.
Clinton, 75, was admitted Tuesday due to an infection not related to COVID-19, ″ stated Ureña.
“He is in high spirits and spends time with his family, catching up with friends and watching college football,” Ureña said in a statement Saturday.
An aide for the former president said Clinton had a urological infection that left his blood, but is recovering and never went into septic shock, a problem that could be fatal.
The collaborator, who requested anonymity to make statements to the press at the hospital, reported that Clinton was in an intensive care section but not receiving intensive care.
Since leaving the White House in 2011, the former president has had several health crises. In 2004, he underwent quadruple bypass surgery after suffering prolonged chest pain and shortness of breath. In 2005 he had surgery on a partially collapsed lung and in 2010 a pair of stents were implanted in a coronary artery.
Clinton lost weight and improved her health after adopting a largely vegan diet.
He resumed his activities and campaigned for Democratic candidates, especially for Hillary Clinton who failed in 2008 to win the presidential nomination.
In 2016, when Hillary Clinton was seeking to be the Democratic presidential standard-bearer, her husband, then a grandfather and about to turn 70, again supported her in the campaign.