Everything We Know About Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Hospitalization

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Tuesday for a possible infection, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said — the latest health challenge for the senior member of the court’s liberal wing.

Justice Ginsburg, 87, underwent an endoscopic procedure to clean out a bile duct stent, the court’s spokeswoman, Kathleen Arberg, said in a statement. The stent was inserted last August while Justice Ginsburg was receiving treatment for a malignant tumor on her pancreas, which included focused radiation therapy.

On Monday night, Justice Ginsburg was evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington after experiencing a fever and chills, according to Ms. Arberg.

“The Justice is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment,” Ms. Arberg said.

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