(CLEVELAND, Ohio) -- A written statement from MetroHealth System confirmed that "former President Jimmy Carter is continuing to recover from the stomach distress that was reported earlier. His medical team at MetroHealth Medical Center has determined that the likely cause was a viral infection that is now clearing up." A MetroHealth official added, "President Carter thanks all those who have expressed concern and sent greetings to him." As reported earlier, the former president became ill on a flight and remained hospitalized Wednesday in a Cleveland Hospital with an upset stomach.
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