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Cardinal George Released From Hospital

77-year-old has been at Loyola University Medical Center being treated for "flu-like" symptoms

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    Cardinal George Released From Hospital
    Chicago's Cardinal Francis George.

    Cardinal Francis George was released from the hospital Friday afternoon, one week after he was admitted for what was described as "flu-like" symptoms and dehydration.

    The 77-year-old was treated with antibiotics at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood after an infection was identified.

    According to a news release, George will resume his chemotherapy "when his doctors feel it is appropriate, and will continue to maintain his administrative and public schedule.

    George is undergoing a new round of chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of cancer in his right kidney.

    The cardinal's spokesperson said George remains in good spirits and is doing well.