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Pope suffering from high fever, receives Annointing of the Sick
Pope suffering from high fever, receives Annointing of the Sick
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.- The Vatican confirmed this afternon that Pope John Paul II has developed a high fever as a result of a urinary tract infection. According to a statement by the Holy See, the fever—which is not related to his throat problems—is being treated at the Vatican “with appropriate antibiotic therapy.”

According to Italian medical sources, a urinary tract infection is a common problem among people of limited mobility.  It is also normal for blood pressure to fall because of such infections.

Vatican sources also revealed that the Pope received the Annointing of the Sick.

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December 19, 2014

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