US Senator Feinstein Back Home After Fall, Brief Hospitalization

Reuters
By Reuters
August 9, 2023Politics
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US Senator Feinstein Back Home After Fall, Brief Hospitalization
US Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) looks on during a Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 12, 2023. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein,90, was briefly hospitalized on Tuesday evening following a minor fall in her San Francisco home, her office said on Wednesday.

“All of her scans were clear and she returned home,” it said in a statement.

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US Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California, sits in a wheelchair on the Senate Subway on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 27, 2023. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

Ms. Feinstein has suffered from a number of ailments recently, including a bout of shingles that kept her out of action for a month in April and May.

On her return, an aide said she was continuing to suffer from a medical complication known as Ramsay Hunt syndrome. Ms. Feinstein had also previously suffered encephalitis.

Ms. Feinstein, first elected to the Senate in 1992, will not seek re-election in 2024.

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