Beto O’Rourke pauses campaign events while recovering from bacterial infection

Posted on AllSides August 29th, 2022
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Kylie Cooper/The Texas Tribune

Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that he will be off the campaign trail for an unspecified period after being diagnosed with a bacterial infection.

The Democratic nominee for governor checked into Methodist Hospital in San Antonio on Friday, and he was given IV antibiotics. O’Rourke is now recuperating at home in El Paso.

“While my symptoms have improved, I will be resting at home in El Paso in accordance with the doctors’ recommendations,” O’Rourke said in a message to his supporters. “I am sorry to have had to postpone events because of...

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