Defense Sec­re­tary Austin Trans­ferred Into Crit­i­cal Care, Trans­fers Duties To Deputy

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Defense Secretary Austin Transferred Into Critical Care, Transfers Duties To Deputy

Defense Sec­re­tary Lloyd Austin was trans­ferred into crit­i­cal care on Sun­day night after being admit­ted to Wal­ter Reed Nation­al Mil­i­tary Med­ical Cen­ter ear­li­er in the day for a blad­der issue, the Pen­ta­gon said in a state­ment.
The news is the lat­est wrin­kle in a health con­tro­ver­sy that began last month over the Cab­i­net official’s secre­tive hos­pi­tal­iza­tion for com­pli­ca­tions fol­low­ing a pro­ce­dure to treat prostate can­cer.
“Ear­li­er today, Sec­re­tary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III was trans­port­ed by his secu­ri­ty detail to Wal­ter Reed Nation­al Mil­i­tary Med­ical Cen­ter to be seen for symp­toms sug­gest­ing an emer­gent blad­der issue,” the Pen­ta­gon said in a state­ment. “Tonig …