Bill Clinton hospitalized with possible sepsis in California: Former president, 75, is in the ICU

Bill Clinton, 75, has been hospitalized in California: Former president is in the ICU with a possible sepsis but is ‘on the mend’ and responding well to antibiotics

  • CNN is reporting that Bill Clinton was admitted to a California hospital Tuesday
  • He’s apparently ‘on the mend’ and was admitted for a non-COVID reason
  • The Democratic commander-in-chief turned 75 years old this past August

CNN reports that former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized on Tuesday in California

Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized in California on Tuesday, his spokesperson announced on Thursday night.

CNN reported that he’s being treated for a possible blood infection known as sepsis. 

A spokesman for the Democrat commander-in-chief said he was admitted to University of California Irvine’s medical center to get treatment for a non-COVID related issue.

‘On Tuesday evening, President Clinton was admitted to UCI Medical Center to receive treatment for a non-COVID-related infection,’ his  

‘He’s on the mend, in good spirits, and is incredibly thankful to the doctors, nurses ask, staff providing him with excellent care,’ CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said at the top of his show.

The 75-year-old former world leader was feeling unwell on Tuesday when he was in California for an event related to the Clinton Foundation, medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta said after speaking with Clinton’s doctors and staff. 

Doctors have ruled out heart issues despite Clinton’s history with heart surgery – including an operation in 2004 and a stent placement in 2010.

‘What they think is going on with the former president now is a blood infection. Sometimes known as sepsis,’ Gupta said on Thursday evening.

Clinton is reportedly responding well to antibiotics and he could be released from the hospital as early as Wednesday.