Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fever, chills

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgFive takeaways from Trump's trip to India Justices bar Mexican parents from suing over fatal cross-border shooting of teen Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Arizona man MORE was hospitalized on Friday night after she experienced chills and fever during the day, but her symptoms have died down, the court said in a statement

"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, last night after experiencing chills and fever earlier in the day," the statement said. 

"With intravenous antibiotics and fluids, her symptoms have abated and she expects to be released from the hospital as early as Sunday morning," the court added. 


The statement noted that there will be additional updates when they are available. 

Ginsburg, 86, also missed a day of work last week due to a stomach bug, but later returned to the Supreme Court. 

The liberal justice is a four-time cancer survivor and missed her first oral arguments in more than 25 years in January following a surgery. 

She was appointed to the high court by then-President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina To deter war with China, US must commit to defend Taiwan 6 ways the primary fight is toughening up Democrats for the fall general election MORE in 1993. 

Updated 7:05 p.m.