Tuesday, 03. December 2019
Only on Wednesday a week ago ex-US President Carter is released from a hospital. Now he is back in a Krenkenhausbett since the weekend. The 95-year-old suffers from a urinary tract infection.
Former US President Jimmy Carter returns to hospital just days after his release. The 95-year-old was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center at Americus, Georgia, over the weekend for a urinary tract infection, said the Carter Center, founded by the ex-president. Meanwhile, Carter is already getting better and looking forward to returning home soon. Carter was released from hospital last Wednesday and was able to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday with his wife at his home in Plains spend in Georgia. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate had had to undergo a head surgery to reduce intracranial pressure two weeks earlier. Hospitalization has become more frequentCarter has fallen several times over the past few months and has fallen, among other things, upside down. In 2015 he had to undergo radiation treatment for a brain tumor. He was 95 years old at the beginning of October, making him the first former US president to reach this age. The Democrat was President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. After a mixed presidency, he founded the Carter Center in 1982 to realize his vision of world diplomacy. In 2002, he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his commitment to promoting social and economic justice.