Bernie 2020
October 2, 2019

NEWS: Sanders Campaign Statement 

LAS VEGAS – Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Senior Advisor Jeff Weaver on Wednesday issued the following statement:
“During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced some chest discomfort. Following medical evaluation and testing he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted. Sen. Sanders is conversing and in good spirits. He will be resting up over the next few days. We are canceling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates.”


Bernie 2020
October 3, 2019

NEWS: Update on Sen. Sanders

LAS VEGAS – Jane Sanders on Thursday released the following statement: 

“Thank you to everyone who reached out yesterday with so many touching and kind messages wishing Bernie well. We are so moved by your support.

"Bernie is up and about. Yesterday, he spent much of the day talking with staff about policies, cracking jokes with the nurses and doctors, and speaking with his family on the phone. His doctors are pleased with his progress, and there has been no need for any additional procedures. We expect Bernie will be discharged and on a plane back to Burlington before the end of the weekend. He'll take a few days to rest, but he's ready to get back out there and is looking forward to the October debate.” 

Bernie 2020
October 4, 2019

NEWS: Sen. Sanders Discharged from Hospital

LAS VEGAS – Statement from Sen. Bernie Sanders upon discharge from the Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center: 
“I want to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at the Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center for the excellent care that they provided. After two and a half days in the hospital, I feel great, and after taking a short time off, I look forward to getting back to work.”
Please find below a statement from Sen. Sanders’ treating physicians Arturo E. Marchand Jr., MD and Arjun Gururaj, MD:

“After presenting to an outside facility with chest pain, Sen. Sanders was diagnosed with a myocardial infarction. He was immediately transferred to Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center. 
“The Senator was stable upon arrival and taken immediately to the cardiac catheterization laboratory, at which time two stents were placed in a blocked coronary artery in a timely fashion. All other arteries were normal. 

“His hospital course was uneventful with good expected progress. He was discharged with instructions to follow up with his personal physician.”