Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized for treatment of chills and fever

BALTIMORE -- The Supreme Court said Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized after experiencing chills and fever.

In a statement Saturday, Nov. 23, the court’s public information office said Ginsburg was admitted Friday night to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

The court said Ginsburg was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington before being transferred to Johns Hopkins for further evaluation and treatment of any possible infection.

The court said that with intravenous antibiotics and fluids, her symptoms abated and she expected to be released from the hospital as early as Sunday morning.