President Jimmy Carter admitted to hospital over weekend for urinary tract infection

President Jimmy Carter admitted to hospital over weekend for urinary tract infection

Savannah Behrmann, USA TODAY
Published 5: (*********) p.m. ET Dec. 2, (*****) | Updated 6: (***********) p.m. ET Dec. 2, (*****)CLOSE
Plains, Georgia, holds a special place in former President Jimmy Carter’s heart.
USA TODAYWASHINGTON – President Jimmy Carter was admitted to the hospital with a urinary tract infection.Just last week, Carter, (********), was released from the hospital after undergoing surgery earlier in November to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding related to recent falls. The most recent fall occurred Oct. (**********) at his home when he suffered a minor pelvic fracture.Carter, who served as president for one term from (*******) to (******) and is now the longest-living former president, has been an active volunteer and philanthropist in his post-presidential life.Carter was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center this past weekend, a spokesperson said. “He is feeling better and looks forward to returning home soon.”This story is breaking and will be updated.Contributing: Nicholas Wu, William Cummings Read or Share this story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/(*****)/(************)/(*************)/president-jimmy-carter-admitted-hospital-infection/(****)/(*)(**)Read More(***)

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