Bernie Sanders cancels campaign events for artery blockage surgery

Wednesday - 02/10/2019 12:37
AFP /Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is in the top tier of 2020 candidates
AFP /Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is in the top tier of 2020 candidates
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, 78, has cancelled campaign events until further notice after undergoing surgery.

Mr Sanders was treated in hospital for an arterial blockage after experiencing chest pain at an event in Nevada on Tuesday.

An adviser for the Vermont senator said he was in "good spirits" and will be resting over the next few days.

Mr Sanders had earlier announced his campaign has raised over $25m (£20m).

Senior adviser Jeff Weaver said in a statement: "Following medical evaluation and testing he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted."

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