The former US president Bill Clinton’s health is improving but
he will remain in a California hospital for at least another
night to receive antibiotics intravenously for a urological
infection that spread to his bloodstream, his spokesperson said
The 75-year-old Clinton, who served as president from 1993 to
2001, entered the University of California, Irvine, medical
center on Tuesday evening after suffering from fatigue. He spoke
with Joe Biden on Friday.
Clinton’s spokesperson Angel Ureña said that Clinton’s white
blood count has decreased, indicating his health is improving.
“All health indicators are trending in the right direction,
including his white blood count which was decreased
significantly,” Ureña said on Twitter. “In order to receive
further IV antibiotics, he will remain in the hospital
Since his admission to the intensive care unit at the hospital,
Clinton has received fluids along with antibiotics, his doctors
His wife, a former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic
presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, was at the hospital on
Thursday and Friday, and the two read books and talked about
politics, Ureña told Reuters.
It remained unclear when Clinton would be released.