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Secretary of state Hillary Clinton heads back to work today just days after she got out of the hospital where she was treated for a blood clot near the brain.
Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen live -- the state -- department for us now it may be her first day back in the building but.
I guess she's been working from home to some extent right.
That's correct John and aides have been telling us as much since roughly mid December shortly after she first look -- with a stomach virus.
That was then compounded by -- a excuse me concussion that Clinton suffered according to her -- When she fainted at home.
And then after the concussion -- doctors discovered.
This blood -- are located in the -- between the brain in the skull behind mrs.
Clinton's right year.
Thankfully she left new York presbyterian Columbia hospital in Manhattan under her own steam on January 2 two days later according to her spokeswoman.
The secretary is already taking part in some meetings by phone.
She did talk to her foreign policy advisory board that was here meeting yesterday.
Noting that she yes -- she wasn't here for the meeting but that this subjects -- very timely important and thanking them for the work that they have.
Have done she has not had any other foreign leader calls.
But she is continuing to receive memos from staff and to work through her papers.
This was the second blood clot that Secretary Clinton has suffered the first having developed.
In her leg back in the 1990s and as we have been reporting all along and have been very glad to report all along.
She is expected to recover fully -- The one question a lot of people want answered including top leaders on Capitol Hill when will the secretary testify about the -- Gaza incident.
Can't answer that with certainty.
As you know she was expected to appear before congress in mid December after the State Department accountability review board issued its final report.
On the -- -- he attacks.
But the last time the Clinton was seen in public save for that departure from the hospital which we just -- -- -- still photographs was back on December 7.
At the close of a trip that took her to Prague Brussels Dublin and Belfast that's when she fell ill Clinton has never undergone sustained public questioning.
About the terrorist attacks of September 11 in which four Americans including US ambassador to Libya were killed.
And for which the secretary -- said she accepts full responsibility.
The Clinton already met this morning with -- assistant secretaries about two hours ago -- will carry out sessions later this week with the Defense Secretary national security advisor.
And the president of Afghanistan.
We are told that she is probably not going to undertake any further international travel in her remaining weeks on the job we expect shall testify about Ben Ghazi.
Probably in about three weeks time.
John James Rosen at the State Department -- James thank you.
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