Gabriel García Márquez hospitalised in Mexico City

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Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez was hospitalised on Thursday in Mexico City.

García Márquez, whose career spans journalism to the fantastical novels that inspired the genre of magical realism, lives in Mexico City. The 87-year-old Nobel laureate entered the hospital Monday suffering from the infection and from dehydration, Mexico’s Secretary of Health said in a written statement.

“The patient has responded to treatment. Once he’s completed his course of antibiotics his discharge from the hospital will be evaluated,” the statement said. Read more in the Guardian.

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