Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Hospitalized


Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Hospitalized
The Nobel Prize winner, who is popular for his work 'One Hundred Years of Solitude', was admitted to a hospital in Mexico.


Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who is popular for his novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude", was admitted to a hospital in Mexico earlier this week. According to a statement from Mexico's Secretary of Health, the Nobel Prize winner is treated for infections in his lungs and his urinary tract as well as dehydration.

"The patient has responded to treatment. Once he's completed his course of antibiotics his discharge from the hospital will be evaluated," the statement read. As reported by The Guardian, the author's son additionally talked about his father's health, saying, "He went to a normal room. He was never in the emergency room." Marquez is expected to be released early next week.

Mexican President Enrique Pena took to Twitter to wish the 87-year-old author speedy recovery. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos similarly said, "All of Colombia wishes a speedy recovery to the greatest of all time: Gabriel Garcia Marquez."

Garcia Marquez, also known as Gabo, penned other popular works such as "Chronicle of a Death Foretold", "Love in the Time of Cholera", "The General in His Labyrinth" and "Autumn of the Patriarch". His 1967 novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude" has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold 50 million copies. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. Report: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Engaged
  2. Miranda Lambert Is Tired of Being 'Painted as the Villain' in Blake Shelton Split
  3. Salma Hayek Shows Off Her Bikini Body, Looks Banging at 50
  4. Tom Cruise Injured Doing Dangerous Stunt on Set of 'Mission: Impossible 6'
  5. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Write Love Songs for Each Other
  6. Teen Choice Awards 2017: 'Beauty and the Beast' Edges Out Competition in Movie Field
  7. 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' New Set Photo Reveals Scott Lang's New Job
  8. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Reunite for Pizza Party With Kids
  9. First Look at Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel'
  10. 'Annabelle: Creation' Creeps Its Way to Top Spot at Box Office