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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    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.

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