U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is released from hospital

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from hospital on Sunday after being admitted for chills and fever.

'She is home and doing well,' court´s public information office said in a statement.

Ginsburg - Symptoms - Friday - Hospital - Washington

Ginsburg, 86, began experiencing the symptoms on Friday. She went to a hospital in Washington before being transferred to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for more evaluations, the court said.

The court said on Saturday that the justice's symptoms had abated after antibiotics and fluids and that was expected to be released from the hospital the following day.

Sibley - Memorial - Hospital - Washington - Johns

She was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington before being transferred to Johns Hopkins for further evaluation and treatment of any possible infection.

Ginsburg is the oldest justice on the court. Her health is closely watched because a Supreme Court vacancy would give President Donald Trump the opportunity to appoint a third justice to the nine-member court and prod it further to the right.

Ginsburg - Occurrences - Cancer - Year - Lung

Ginsburg has had four occurrences of cancer, including two in the past year. She had lung cancer surgery in December and received radiation treatment for a tumor on her pancreas in August.

Ginsburg, 86, only returned to the bench last week after she suffered what the court described as a stomach bug.

Absent - Arguments - November - Court´s - Meeting

She was absent from arguments on November 13 but returned for the court´s next public meeting, on November 18.

Ginsburg's health is closely watched because another Supreme Court vacancy would give President Donald Trump the opportunity to appoint a third justice to the nine-member court and move it further to the right.

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