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Secretary of state Hillary Clinton is spending new years day today in a new York city hospital he's been there since Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot in her head.
They say she's making excellent progress but they are not ready to send her home just yet.
Catherine Herridge with the news now do you see.
Rick doctors who are familiar with the condition called right transfer signs -- thrombosis.
Say these -- can be serious even deadly if untreated.
Medical experts tell us that it's most common patients were severely dehydrated which causes a thickening of the blood.
The caught in this cases and one of the major -- that drains the brain behind mrs.
Clinton's right here.
And America's Newsroom a leading medical expert who does not treat mrs.
Clinton explain the condition.
This condition which is very unusual.
Occurs principally in women.
It's about three times more common in women than men and in patients over the age of 65.
About a third of them have no known cause but this is unusual we would see about five of these a year and our large hospital.
On December 7 mrs.
Clinton returns from a five day trip -- the stomach virus that also affects your staff.
-- December 11 the State Department cancels a key trip to the Middle East.
On December 15 in a rare weekend announcement her aides say mrs.
Clinton became dehydrated from the stomach virus which led to a blackout -- -- earlier in the week causing the concussion.
On Sunday aides confirming the discovery of a blood clot.
This week is a new highly critical senate report on the -- Ghazi terrorist attack was released lawmakers wish mrs.
Clinton a speedy recovery.
As they wait for her testimony which was postponed in mid December citing her health problems.
She's not non immigrants -- -- decisions are personal from those -- and so prolonged time in my cash.
Drawings and -- country singer have a slight advantage or share your -- better and there are Hillary in the early seventies -- -- -- a new law school.
She was quite impressive -- as was.
Where does she was dating at the time from me.
Wherever I happen to him.
Joking aside there was strong bipartisan support for mrs.
Clinton's testify before the could be movement on confirming her successor.
But that was before we knew about the blood -- when published report now suggests in the third week of January is the earliest we can expect that testimony.
-- -- and -- thanks very much.
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