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Netanyahu hospitalised due to fever, cough

Netanyahu hospitalised due to fever, cough

Jerusalem [Israel]: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday was hospitalised after suffering from a high fever and coughing, according the Prime Minister’s office.

Netanyahu, 68, was admitted to Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem, where he was diagnosed with a minor viral infection of his upper respiratory tract, Fox News reported.

The Israeli Prime Minister, who is a suspect in three corruption investigations, known as Case 1000, Case 2000 and Case 4000, was investigated for about 4½ hours in a corruption probe which is underway, according to several media reports.

His wife, Sara, and son, Yair, were reportedly also questioned.

According to the Times of Israel, Netanyahu has undergone a number of operations while in office. (ANI)