Hillary Clinton discharged from N.Y. hospital: State Department

WASHINGTON Wed Jan 2, 2013 6:41pm EST

1 of 7. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) leaves New York Presbyterian Hospital with husband, Bill (TOP), and daughter, Chelsea (C), in New York, January 2, 2013. The secretary of state, who has not been seen in public since Dec. 7, was revealed on Sunday evening to be in a New York hospital under treatment for a blood clot that stemmed from a concussion she suffered in mid-December.

Credit: Reuters/Joshua Lott

Related Topics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was discharged from hospital on Wednesday after being treated for a blood clot in a vein behind her right ear, and her doctors expect her to make a full recovery, a State Department spokesman said.

"Her medical team advised her that she is making good progress on all fronts, and they are confident she will make a full recovery," said Philippe Reines in a statement.

"She's eager to get back to the office, and we will keep you updated on her schedule as it becomes clearer in the coming days," he said.

(Reporting by Arshad Mohammed; editing by Philip Barbara)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see http://blogs.reuters.com/fulldisclosure/2010/09/27/toward-a-more-thoughtful-conversation-on-stories/
Comments (8)
Sensibility wrote:
“She’s been quite active on the phone with staff and taking paper, etc.,”

Sorry, taking paper?

Jan 02, 2013 5:09pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MajRon wrote:
A talking paper is a brief outline presented in bullet format in lieu of a complete detailed report. Very common in the military and government.

Jan 02, 2013 5:51pm EST  --  Report as abuse
mwzl wrote:
She is a great woman. I wish her a prompt recovery.

Jan 02, 2013 6:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

Full focus