Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during an event. File photo
Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has been admitted to hospital, a spokesperson for him said on Saturday.
The spokesperson said Mahathir was admitted to the cardiac care unit at the National Heart Institute but gave no details.
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This is the second time the 96-year-old, who is still an active lawmaker, has been admitted to the hospital this month. He was discharged after what was described as a successful elective medical procedure last week.
The National Heart Institute did not say at the time what procedure Mahathir, who has a history of heart problems, had undergone, according to Reuters.
He was admitted and discharged in December after his doctors said they were satisfied with the results of necessary investigations.
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