Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs

WASHINGTON (AP) — According to the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, has been hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs after falling.

The court says the justice went to George Washington University Hospital in Washington early Thursday after experiencing discomfort overnight. The court says the fall occurred Wednesday evening.

Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital for treatment and observation after tests showed she fractured three ribs.

Ginsburg broke two ribs in a fall in 2012. She has had two prior bouts with cancer and had a stent implanted to open a blocked artery in 2014.

We’ll continue to update this story as information becomes available.

Associated Press

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