Top US diplomat sustained head injury after fainting at home due to severe dehydration brought on by stomach virus. Hillary Clinton backed out of a trip to North Africa and Gulf countries on Monday due to her condition [EPA] Clinton, 65, is recovering at home and has been advised by her doctors to continue to rest and avoid strenuous activity and cancel all work events for the next week.
She had been scheduled to testify before a pair of congressional panels looking into the September 11 attack against a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.
Clinton's concussion was suffered on Thursday, after she fainted at home earlier in the week. Clinton, who is expected to leave her job soon, skipped an overseas trip this past week because of the stomach virus.