US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg admitted to hospital

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 86, has been admitted to hospital suffering chills and a fever, the court said in a statement.

She was evaluated at the Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington on Friday, before being transferred to Johns Hopkins Hospital for "treatment of any possible infection", it added.

It is expected Ms Ginsburg could be released as early as Sunday morning.

As the court's most senior liberal justice, her health is closely watched.

Her symptoms improved after she was given intravenous antibiotics and fluids, the court said.

Ms Ginsburg is the oldest sitting justice on the Supreme Court, and has received hospital treatment a number of times in recent years.

In August, she was treated for a cancerous tumour on her pancreas. She received treatment for colon cancer in 1999, and pancreatic cancer in 2009. In December 2018 she had surgery to remove two cancerous nodules from her lung.

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