After Lung Ailment, Koch May Leave Hospital Tomorrow Or Thursday
On Saturday night, former New York City chieftain Ed Koch, 88, was hospitalized at New York Presbyterian/Columbia for feeling lethargic due to swollen ankles and doctors' reports that said his lungs were filled with liquid. After three days of treatment and signs that his conditions are improving, word has gotten out that he might leave the hospital either tomorrow or Thursday.
Unfortunately, Koch has had a recent rough streak of medical problems: in September, he was hospitalized with anemia and, in December, he faced a bout of respiratory infection. This will be his third hospital visit in less than a year.
We hope for the best to Mr. Koch.