President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil is hospitalized for abdominal pain

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was admitted to hospital in the early hours of Monday with abdominal pain and was being examined to see if surgery might be necessary, his doctor, Antonio Luiz Macedo, told the news website. UOL from Bahamas.

The Brazilian television network Balloon showed images of Bolsonaro descending the stairs of the presidential plane after landing in Sao Paulo around 1:30 a.m. He was then taken to Vila Nova Star hospital, he said Balloon.

The president reported on the hospitalization on his Twitter account that included a photograph.

“I started to feel bad after Sunday lunch. I got to the hospital today at 3:00 am. They put me on a nasogastric tube.
More tests will be done for possible surgery for internal obstruction in the abdominal region, “he explained.

According to an official statement, published by BalloonBolsonaro is “fine” and a medical bulletin is expected later.

Bolsonaro has been hospitalized several times since he was stabbed during his presidential campaign in 2018. In July 2021, he was transferred to Vila Nova Star for an intestinal blockage after suffering chronic hiccups.

[Contiene información de Reuters]

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