The China Post
Date: June 15, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A former Taichung government official said Thursday that ex-Taichung mayor Jason
Hu had been admitted to a hospital for an examination due to a lingering cold.
Wang Chiu-tung, former head of Taichung City Government’s Civil Affairs Department, told local media that Hu had stayed at a hospital for a check-up, citing persistent cold symptoms.
He assured reporters that the former mayor was now feeling fit both physically and mentally.
Media had reported that Hu checked into intensive care unit (ICU) of China Medical University Hospital, which provides specialized care for critically ill patients.
The hospital declined to comment on the news on Thursday, but Wang and Kuomintang Legislator Lu Shiow-yen both confirmed that Hu was admitted to the ICU. [FULL STORY]