Supreme Court docket Justice Clarence Thomas has been hospitalized with what appears like a severe sickness … however the excessive courtroom says he must be okay in due time.
The SCOTUS’s Workplace of Public Info made the announcement Sunday, saying Thomas had been admitted to Sibley Memorial in D.C. Friday after experiencing flu-like signs. After present process checks, he was identified with an an infection … and is now being handled with intravenous antibiotics.
The excellent news … his bosses say his signs are waning, and he must be launched in a day or two. Within the meantime, they are saying he is resting comfortably.
As for his work duties, Thomas will apparently proceed to weigh in on instances to be thought-about for the Supreme Court docket whereas he is bed-ridden — however he’ll achieve this on the premise of briefs, transcripts and audio of oral arguments. So … no in-person stuff for now.
The SCOTUS workplace made clear after the actual fact … this isn’t COVID-related — Thomas is claimed to be vaxxed and boosted.
Thomas is the longest-serving justice on the bench — and there are some huge instances on the docket that’ll require his say within the close to future … together with a couple of which are scheduled for this week.