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US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Expected to Resume Duties Tuesday

Tue 13 Feb 2024 | 01:50 PM
Rana Atef

The US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is expected to “resume his normal duties," today, on Tuesday, one day after his admission to the hospital. 

Austin underwent non-surgical procedures to address his bladder issues, the statement of the Pentagon said, highlighting: "We anticipate a successful recovery and will closely monitor him overnight."

The Pentagon’s statement added that “a prolonged hospital stay is not anticipated” for the Defense Secretary and “his cancer prognosis remains excellent”.