US presidential contender Sanders recovered from a heart attack

US presidential contender Sanders recovered from a heart attack

The health status of 78-year-old Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the nomination for the presidency of the United States from the Democratic Party, allows him to continue the election campaign.

As reported on Monday, December 30, the MSNBC channel, citing doctors who assessed Sanders’s health status, in the event of a victory in the elections, a heart attack suffered in October will not prevent the senator from acting as president.

Sanders suffered a myocardial infarction. At the medical examination, it turned out that he had a blocked artery and required two shunts. After that he was operated on. In March, a senator received a head injury. Then he had to put about half a dozen stitches.

Former U.S. vice president Joe Biden said he had the best chance of defeating incumbent President Donald Trump in the November 2020 presidential election.

The name of the Democratic candidate in the 2020 US presidential election will become known at the party’s national congress, which will be held June 13–16, 2020 in Milwaukee. The elections will be held on November 3, 2020.

According to a CNN poll in October, 34% of respondents were ready to support Biden as a candidate, Senator Elizabeth Warren agreed to support 19% of respondents, Sanders received 16% of the vote.

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