311_steinitz is feeling cross.
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visited Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz at
Jerusalem's Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital on Wednesday. The finance
minister was hospitalized Tuesday evening after experiencing an episode
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During the meeting, the two decided to delay a press
conference planned for Wednesday evening by one day, in order to allow
Steinitz time to recover. They were expected to present the conclusions reached in discussions over rising prices
Steinitz will remain hospitalized until Thursday morning for observation and check-ups, according to his doctors.
feel good, a little weak and tired," Steinitz, who was in good
condition, told Army Radio. "I apparently have the flu and was
dehydrated. I recommend all citizens of Israel not do what I did
yesterday: Not eat or drink throughout the entire day. Next time, I will
remember to eat at least one meal with a drink."
Steinitz was hospitalized after he suffered an episode of syncope at his home overnight Tuesday.
was involved in discussions over rising product prices with Prime
Minister Binyamin Netanyahu late Tuesday night when he began to feel ill
and returned home to meet with a doctor. After an assessment of
Steinitz, the doctor recommended further tests at the hospital. Steinitz
was also reportedly suffering a flu in the past days.