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Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from the hospital and doing well

Posted On: Jul 15, 2020   |   Posted By: WGN TV

Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from the hospital and doing well

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital after being treated for a possible infection in her latest health scare.
“Justice Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital,” a court spokeswoman said. “She is home and doing well.”
Ginsburg had been taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore early on Tuesday “after experiencing fever and chills,” spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg said.
“She underwent an endoscopic procedure at Johns Hopkins this afternoon to clean out a bile duct stent that was placed last August,” Arberg said on Tuesday, announcing Ginsburg's hospitalization. “The Justice is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment.”
Ginsburg's quick discharge is the latest apparent dodge of a health scare for the 87-year-old justice, who has proven adept at continuing her job without interruption despite her health issues.
She missed oral arguments for the first time in January 2019 , while recovering from surgery after...

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