Hillary Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion

By: CBS News, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: CBS News, Posted by Chelsey Moran
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton fainted and suffered a concussion, the U.S. State Department reports.

FILE -- In this July 31, 2009 file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a joint news conference with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton fainted and suffered a concussion, the U.S. State Department reports.

She is recovering at home.

In a statement issued by the State Dept. Saturday, it was reported that "While suffering from a stomach virus, Secretary Clinton became dehydrated and fainted, sustaining a concussion.

"She has been recovering at home and will continue to be monitored regularly by her doctors," the statement continued. "At their recommendation, she will continue to work from home next week, staying in regular contact with Department and other officials. She is looking forward to being back in the office soon."


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