Clinton to resume duties after treatment
Washington, January 7, 2013
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will resume her official duties on Monday, five days after being released from a hospital for treatment of a blood clot, the State Department said on Sunday.
Clinton, 65, will sit down with assistant secretaries of state for a closed-door meeting on Monday at 9:15 am (1415 GMT) at the start of a week-long schedule containing nearly a dozen meetings, including three at the White House.
The secretary was released from New York Presbyterian Hospital last Wednesday, after a stay of several days during which she was given blood thinners to treat the clot in a vein behind her right ear. She has been resting at home in New York since then.
Clinton has suffered a series of ailments over the last month, including a stomach virus and a concussion. – Reuters