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Former President Carter Back in Hospital with Infection

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital in the southern U.S. state of Georgia over the weekend with a urinary tract infection.

The 95-year-old statesman “is feeling better and looks forward to returning home soon,” Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for The Carter Center said Monday.

Carter was released from the hospital last week after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall.

Carter has overcome several health challenges in recent years.

He was diagnosis with melanoma in 2015 but recovered after receiving radiation and immunotherapy.

A fall last spring required him to get hip replacement surgery. read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com