Bill Clinton is released from a Southern California hospital

A spokesman for Bill Clinton said that Bill Clinton was discharged Sunday from the Southern California hospital, where he had been admitted with an infection. He will now travel home to New York to continue his healing process.

Bill Clinton is released from a Southern California hospital

Hillary Clinton was on his arm as the former president left University of California Irvine Medical Center at 8 a.m. He was dressed in jeans, a sports coat, and a face mask. He made his way slowly out of the hospital and stopped to shake hands at the nurses and doctors lined up along the sidewalk.

When a reporter asked him how he felt, he gave a thumbs up. Hillary Clinton and he then boarded a black SUV. The California Highway Patrol escorted them in a motorcade and they headed for the airport.

In a tweet shared by a Clinton spokesperson, Dr. Alpesh N. Amin stated that Bill Clinton's fever and white blood cells were normalized and that he would return home to New York to complete his course of antibiotics.

Clinton, 75, was admitted to the hospital southeast Los Angeles Tuesday with an unrelated infection to COVID-19. Officials said that he plans to continue his recovery at home in Chappaqua (New York)

Bill Clinton, former President, and Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State, thank the medical staff for releasing him from University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange on Sunday, October 17, 2021. The former president, aged 75, left University of California Irvine Medical Center Sunday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Bill Clinton, former President, and Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State, thank the medical staff for releasing him from University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange on Sunday, October 17, 2021. The former president, aged 75, left University of California Irvine Medical Center Sunday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

ORANGE (Calif.) -- Bill Clinton was discharged Sunday from a Southern California hospital. He had been being treated for an infection. He will now travel home to New York to continue his recovery.

Hillary Clinton was on his arm as the former president left University of California Irvine Medical Center at 8 a.m. He was dressed in jeans, a sports coat, and a face mask. He made his way slowly out of the hospital and stopped to shake hands at the nurses and doctors lined up along the sidewalk.

When a reporter asked him how he felt, he gave a thumbs up. Hillary Clinton and he then boarded a black SUV. The California Highway Patrol escorted them in a motorcade and they headed for the airport.

In a tweet shared by a Clinton spokesperson, Dr. Alpesh N. Amin stated that Bill Clinton's fever and white blood cells were normalized and that he would return home to New York to complete his course of antibiotics.

Clinton, 75, was admitted to the hospital southeast Los Angeles Tuesday with an unrelated infection to COVID-19. Officials said that he plans to continue his recovery at home in Chappaqua (New York)

Angel Urena, a spokesman for Clinton, stated Saturday that Clinton would be kept in hospital one more night to continue receiving intravenous antibiotics. Urena stated that all health indicators were trending in the right direction.

Urena stated that President Clinton had made great progress in the last 24 hours.

Hillary Clinton was at the hospital with her husband and was accompanied by her daughter Chelsea.

President Joe Biden stated Friday night that he had spoken with Bill Clinton and that the former president "sends him his best."

Biden stated that he is doing well; he truly is," during remarks at University of Connecticut.

A former presidential aide said that Bill Clinton suffered from a urological condition that spread to his bloodstream. However, he is now well and has not been in septic shock. This could be life-threatening.

According to the aide, Clinton was being treated in the intensive care section but not ICU.

The former president has had many health problems since leaving the White House in 2001. After suffering from prolonged chest pains, shortness of breath and long-term chest pains in 2004, he had quadruple bypass surgery. In 2005, he was admitted to the hospital with a partially collapsed left lung. He had two stents placed in his coronary artery in 2010.

He decided to adopt a largely vegetarian diet, which helped him lose weight and improve his health.

Clinton returned repeatedly to the campaign trail, often supporting Democratic candidates. This included Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful 2008 bid for the presidency. In 2016, Hillary Clinton was seeking the White House as Democratic nominee. Her husband, a grandfather who was nearing 70, returned to the campaign trail.

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