Netanyahu Has Surgery Amid Growing Health Concerns

The Times Of Israel reports:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be discharged from hospital tomorrow afternoon and is recovering well after undergoing a successful hernia surgery at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem last night, his office says in a statement.

Skepticism has intensified regarding Netanyahu’s health since he secretly had a pacemaker fitted last year. Doctors later revealed that he had suffered a potentially life-threatening “transient heart block,” and had a heart conduction problem for years.

There were several instances from last night’s press conference when Netanyahu uncharacteristically stumbled over words. “We’ve never seen him like that,” says anchor Rafi Reshef.

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