Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with fever, chills

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital again Tuesday after experiencing fever and chills, her office said.

“Judge Ginsburg was admitted to the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, early this morning for treatment of a possible infection. She was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC, last night after experiencing fever and chills,” the statement read.

“She underwent an endoscospic procedure at Johns Hopkins this afternoon to clean out a bile duct stent that was placed last August. The Justice is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment.

Ginsburg, 87, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009, a decade after she had been surivived a battle with colon cancer.

Ginsburg, know as RBG, had been hospitalized in the past, and her current stay came after the Supreme Court ended its spring term with key rulings on abortion and executive privilege.

Ginsburg returned home in early May after a one-day hospital stay for a gallbladder infection.

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