Hillary Clinton's campaign released new, detailed information about the candidate's health Wednesday, following criticism over its lack of transparency surrounding Clinton's pneumonia diagnosis. On Sunday, Clinton left a 9/11 memorial service early due to dehydration, which forced her team to reveal she'd been diagnosed with pneumonia two days earlier. The Wednesday letter, written by Clinton's personal physician Dr. Lisa Bardack, describes Clinton's illness as "mild, non-contagious bacterial pneumonia" as confirmed by a CT scan.
The letter also offers further details about Clinton's medical history, including her "normal" vital statistics, and outlines medications the Democratic nominee is taking, including the blood-thinner Coumadin. Clinton is also halfway through a regimen of the antibiotic Levaquin, prescribed to treat the pneumonia, and Bardack said she is "recovering well."
In addition to her physical strength, Bardack noted Clinton's "excellent mental condition," and deemed her "healthy and fit to serve as president of the United States."
Also Wednesday, the Clinton campaign released health information for vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine, via a letter from Dr. Brian P. Monahan, the attending physician in Congress. Monahan described Kaine as being in "overall excellent health," though he did scold the Virginia senator for lacking vitamin D in his diet. Meanwhile, Republican nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday spoke with TV physician Dr. Mehmet Oz, during which he reportedly revealed some health details of his own; that interview will air Thursday.