Former Peru president Alberto Fujimori has been taken to hospital again with heart problems, his doctor announced on Monday. Alejandro Aguinaga said the 81-year-old former president was taken to Lima's Centenario clinic on Saturday night “with cardiac problems.”
A California hospital on Wednesday disclosed the birth of the world's smallest baby ever to survive, weighing a mere 245g - the same as a large apple - when she was born.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was in semi-intensive care in hospital on Monday following abdominal surgery and was set to stay in the hospital at least another week, his office said. Concerns of potential infection meant the medical team wanted more time to monitor the far-right leader, 63, after the operation a week ago to remove a colostomy bag, the office said.
Hospitals throughout Chile are converting many of their operating rooms into centres for acute respiratory infections, in an effort to cope with the expected dramatic increase of flu-related problems caused by the recent cold weather and storms.