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Former President Bill Clinton Hospitalized, 'Under Continuous Monitoring' For Non-COVID Related Infection

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Oct. 14 2021, Published 10:05 p.m. ET

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Former president Bill Clinton has been hospitalized.

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The 42nd U.S. president was admitted to University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange, Calif. for an infection on Tuesday evening, but is reportedly "on the mend."

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"President Clinton was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center and diagnosed with an infection," UCI Medical Center doctors said in a joint statement to Fox News. "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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The statement continued: "After two days of treatment, his white blood cell count is trending down and he is responding to antibiotics well. 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."

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Clinton's spokesperson, Angel Urena, also gave an update on the politician's health on Thursday evening, assuring all the former Commander-in-Chief is doing well.

"President Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Center to receive treatment for a non-Covid-related infection," Urena stated. "He is on the mend, in good spirits, and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses, and staff providing him with excellent care."

The story will be updated as OK! learns more.

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