Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court oldest justice treated for possible infection

Posted on AllSides July 15th, 2020
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SCOTUS, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, health

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been taken to hospital in Maryland "for treatment of a possible infection", the court has said.

It said in Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital she "underwent an endoscopic procedure... to clean out a bile duct stent that was placed last August".

Ms Ginsburg, 87, was "resting comfortably" and would stay in the hospital for a few days.

As the court's most senior liberal justice, her health is closely watched.

She has received hospital treatment a number of times in recent years, but has...

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