CNN: Israel's Shimon Peres hospitalized after stroke
Jerusalem (CNN)Former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke on Tuesday, his office said.
Peres, 93, was taken to Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan outside Tel Aviv after suffering a "brain episode," the office of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said.
He has been sedated and intubated in order to "ease the continuation" of treatment, according to a statement from his office. He is scheduled to undergo a CT scan.
Tuesday's news is the latest health scare for the elder statesman.
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