Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg admitted to the hospital

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Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks about her work and gender equality at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

(WKRG) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital Saturday after experiencing chills and fever, according to a press release from the U.S. Supreme Court.

In the statement Saturday, Nov. 23, the court’s public information office said Ginsburg was admitted Friday night to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

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

The court said that with intravenous antibiotics and fluids, her symptoms abated and she expected to be released from the hospital as early as Sunday morning.

Below is the full release:

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, last night after experiencing chills and fever earlier in the day. She was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. before being transferred to Johns Hopkins Hospital for further evaluation and treatment of any possible infection. With intravenous antibiotics and fluids, her symptoms have abated and she expects to be released from the hospital as early as Sunday morning. Further updates will be made when available.

U.S SUPREME COURT

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