Ruth Bader Ginsburg admitted to hospital for “treatment of possible infection”, says Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to a Baltimore hospital on Tuesday “for the treatment of a possible infection,” the court said in a statement.

“She underwent endoscopic procedure at Johns Hopkins this afternoon to clean a bile duct stent that was placed last August,” said the release. “Justice rests comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment. . ”

The statement said Ginsburg was initially assessed at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC on Monday evening after experiencing fever and chills.

This is the last hospital for 87-year-old Ginsburg, who has faced a multitude of health problems in the past.

She has had several episodes of cancer, including colorectal, pancreatic and pulmonary cancers.

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In May, Ginsburg was hospitalized for an infection caused by a gallstone.

In November, she was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital after experiencing chills and fever.

In 2018, she was hospitalized with three fractured ribs after falling at her office.

At a press conference in the White House, a reporter spoke to the president about the hospitalization.

“I wish him the best,” said President Trump.

Shannon Bream, Bill Mears, Ashley Cozzolino and Vandana Rambaran of Fox News contributed to this report.

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