Stomach Pain Lands Jesse Jackson in Hospital

Chicago docs suspect viral gastroenteritis
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 4, 2008 1:10 PM CDT
Rev. Jesse Jackson, left, arrives for the "Tribute to Isaac Hayes" service at Hope Presbyterian Church, Aug. 18, 2008, in Cordova, Tenn.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Jesse Jackson is being treated in a Chicago hospital today, after being admitted last night with stomach pains, the Tribune reports. Jackson began to feel ill earlier this week, while campaigning for Barack Obama in Georgia. Doctors believe he has viral gastroenteritis, but are conducting more tests. “I have high regard for these doctors,” said Jackson, adding that the pain was “subsiding.”