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Chuck Grassley, oldest member of US Senate, treated for infection, his office says

Chuck Grassley, oldest member of US Senate, treated for infection, his office says

Sen. Chuck Grassley, the oldest serving member of the United States Senate, is receiving antibiotic infusions at a hospital to treat an infection, according to a statement from his office.

The Iowa Republican is 90 years old.

His office says the senator is in good spirits and will return to work "as soon as possible following doctors' orders."

PHOTO: Sen. Chuck Grassley is seen during votes in the Capitol, Dec. 5, 2023. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Sen. Chuck Grassley is seen during votes in the Capitol, Dec. 5, 2023. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images)

Intravenous infusions of antibiotics are usually used for a serious infection or one that can’t be or was not successfully treated with oral antibiotics.

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