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11:09:31 p.m. 

According to the last official statement on the head of state’s health on the Palermo clinic, Fernandez is affected by a “sigmoiditis”, an inflammation by infection of the colon.

Cristina Fernandez, President of Argentina, continues hospitalized on a Buenos Aires clinic, suffering from an intestinal infection but declared to be on a stable condition although is not yet scheduled to be released.

Fernandez, 61, is “stable, still in treatment with intravenous antibiotics, we observe an evolution on her state and will follow up with the analysis”. She was hospitalized at the Otamendi clinic in Buenos Aires on Sunday. 

According to the last official statement on the head of state’s health on the Palermo clinic, Fernandez is affected by a “sigmoiditis”, an inflammation by infection of the colon.

The president was hospitalized with a high fever complicated by the presence of bacteria in the blood stream, as detailed by the Presidential Medical Unit. According to medical sources she’ll stay hospitalized at least until Wednesday.

This unexpected medical condition forced Fernandez to cancel a planned visit of her chilean colleague Michelle Bachelet and a conference with Pope Francis.

Health has been a constant issue during Fernandez administration, as she suffered several incidents, from hypertension to a cranial hematoma or a strong case of faringolaringitis that kept her out of office for 48 hours in October.

(Fuente: TeleSur)