SINGAPORE — Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, has been admitted to hospital following a brain-related blockage.
A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said that Lee, 89, was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Friday after experiencing a suspected transient ischaemic attack, which occurs when blood flow to the brain stops for a period of time. The condition is associated with irregular heartbeats.
The statement said Lee was recovering but would remain in the hospital for a few days.
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