Evangelist Billy Graham, 92, admitted to North Carolina hospital

Charlotte-born evangelist Billy Graham was admitted to Mission Hospital in Asheville on Wednesday for “observation and pulmonary treatment,” the hospital said.

Graham, 92, arrived at the hospital this morning for medical assessment, following what the hospital. in a news release, called “a health episode overnight.”

Initial testing suggested pneumonia, the hospital said, and further diagnostic studies showed his heart was normal.

“Appropriate antibiotics are being administered, and he is clinically stable at this time,” pulmonologist Shaw C. Henderson, MD said this afternoon.

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