By: Agence France-Presse
Former US president Jimmy Carter turned dehydrated whereas engaged on a Habitat for Humanity constructing web site in Canada and was treated at an area hospital, his Carter Center mentioned.
CBC tv mentioned the 92-year outdated appeared fatigued and to have fainted on the charity occasion in Winnipeg.
“Former US president Jimmy Carter became dehydrated this morning while working at a Habitat for Humanity build site in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada,” the Carter Center mentioned in an announcement.
“As a precaution, he was transported to St Boniface General Hospital for rehydration. Mrs Carter is with him,” the assertion mentioned.
Carter, who served from 1977 to 1981 because the 39th US president, has been in remission from most cancers since present process surgical procedure in 2015 to take away a small mass on his liver.
He and his spouse Rosalynn had been in Canada this week working with Habitat for Humanity to assist construct 150 properties in honor of the nation’s 150th anniversary, with a give attention to Edmonton and Winnipeg.
“President Carter has been working hard all week. He was dehydrated working in the hot sun and has been taken offsite for observation. He encourages everyone to stay hydrated and keep building,” Habitat mentioned in an announcement.(AFP)