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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir hospitalized for elective medical procedure

/ 08:01 PM January 07, 2022
FILE PHOTO: Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reacts during an interview with Reuters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reacts during an interview with Reuters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo

KUALA LUMPUR — Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, 96, has been admitted into hospital for elective medical procedure, the National Heart Institute said on Friday.

It is the second time in as many months that Mahathir has been hospitalized at the institute. Mahathir, who has a history of heart problems, was admitted on Dec. 16 before being discharged a week later.

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