Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia
US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s fall yesterday has been attributed to pneumonia.
Mrs Clinton, 68 was seen falling and being helped into minibus by her advisers after leaving a 9/11 memorial service n New York.
Her doctor later said she had become dehydrated but was now “recovering nicely”.
However, she has cancelled a two-day campaign trip to California which included fundraising and a speech on the economy.
After attending the 15th anniversary event to mark the attack on the twin towers she went to her daughter’s home in New York.
Mrs Clinton emerged later to say: “I’m feeling great. It’s a beautiful day in New York.”
She then left for her home in Chappaqua, New York,
In a statement, her doctor said: “Secretary Clinton has been experiencing a cough related to allergies. On Friday, during follow-up evaluation of her prolonged cough, she was diagnosed with pneumonia.
“She was put on antibiotics, and advised to rest and modify her schedule.”