MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A new issue is taking center stage in the final weeks of the 2016 Presidential campaign.
Hillary Clinton has been diagnosed with a serious illness and has been advised to take it easy for a few days.
Clinton says she is feeling fine but has cancelled a 2-day fundraising trip to California.
Her doctor says the 68-year-old was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, although the illness was not publically revealed until Clinton stumbled Sunday when leaving the 9/11 ceremony at Ground Zero.
Clinton went to her daughter’s Manhattan apartment for a few hours after the incident and then headed to her suburban home not far from New York City.
Her doctor issued a statement saying: “While at this morning’s event she became overheated and dehydrated. I have just examined her and she is now rehydrated and recovering nicely.”
Donald Trump commented on Clinton’s health on Fox & Friends Monday morning.
“I just hope she gets well and gets back on the trail, and we’ll be seeing her at the debate.
Trump added that he took a physical last week and will be releasing the results soon.
The latest CBS News battleground tracker poll shows the race is tightening in Florida.Clinton holds just a two point lead in the Sunshine State.In Ohio, another key battleground state, Clinton has a 7 point lead.
Meantime, Clinton is being treated with antibiotics.
Donald Trump is set to give a speech in Baltimore in front of the National Guard Association of the U.S. on Monday. He then heads to Asheville, North Carolina for an evening rally.