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Former US president Bill Clinton in hospital

October 16, 2021

LOS ANGELES: Former US president Bill Clinton was in hospital with an infection on Friday, a spokesman for the 75-year-old said.

Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the centre in Irvine, California. The infection was not connected to the coronavirus.

"On Tuesday evening, Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Centre to receive treatment for a non-Covid-related infection," the former president’s spokesman Angel Urena wrote on Twitter.

"He is on the mend, in good spirits, and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses and staff providing him with excellent care."

Doctors at the University of California Irvine Medical Centre confirmed Clinton had been admitted.

Urena tweeted a statement from Clinton’s doctors at the hospital -- Dr Alpesh Amin and Dr Lisa Bardack.