Hillary Clinton faints, suffers concussion

Posted: 12:52 PM, Dec 15, 2012
Updated: 2012-12-15 12:52:56-05

(CNN) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is recovering at home after sustaining a concussion, according to the State Department.

“While suffering from a stomach virus, Secretary Clinton became dehydrated and fainted, sustaining a concussion. She has been recovering at home and will continue to be monitored regularly by her doctors. At their recommendation, she will continue to work from home next week, staying in regular contact with Department and other officials. She is looking forward to being back in the office soon,” Philippe Reines, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, said in a statement.

CNN Foreign Affairs Reporter Elise Labott contributed to this report.