(Updated) It’s been a rough month for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, culminating in her hospitalization in New York yesterday after doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow-up visit related to a concussion she suffered earlier in the month.
Philippe Reines, deputy assistant secretary of state, said that Mrs. Clinton would be staying in the hospital for the next few days so that doctors can keep an eye on her condition and treat her with blood thinners according to CNN.
"Her doctors will continue to assess her condition, including other issues associated with her concussion," Reines said.
"They will determine if any further action is required."
CNN went on to report that the blood clot is located:
in the vein between the brain and the skull behind Clinton's right ear.
She did not have a stroke or any neurological damage and is expected to make a full recovery.
Clinton’s health problems began earlier in December after she caught a stomach virus following a trip out of the country. After she returned home she fainted due to dehydration, hit her head and suffered a concussion.
Under doctor’s orders not to travel, Mrs. Clinton has been working from home.
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