Clinton back to business after recovering from allergies

Hillary Clinton, Feb. 4, 2008 As Secretary Clinton’s spokesman confirmed on Friday, the secretary of state does not have swine flu; he said she just had “mild allergies” that were acting up Friday morning. Turns out, though, that those allergies might not be so mild. FP‘s The Cable confirmed yesterday that Clinton spent a three-day ...

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NEW HAVEN , CT - FEBRUARY 04: Democratic presidential hopeful US Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) wipes her eyes after they watered up from a coughing fit during a roundtable discussion at Yale Child Study Center February 4, 2008 in New Haven, Connecticut. With one day to go until Super Tuesday, Clinton is continuing to campaign throughout the United States. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As Secretary Clinton's spokesman confirmed on Friday, the secretary of state does not have swine flu; he said she just had "mild allergies" that were acting up Friday morning. Turns out, though, that those allergies might not be so mild. FP's The Cable confirmed yesterday that Clinton spent a three-day weekend in New York to recuperate. All of yesterday's appointments were rescheduled. Perhaps the rescheduling explains why her schedule for today is so packed. Let's hope Clinton is feeling at her best tomorrow, when Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Afghan President Hamid Karzai will be in Washington.

7:45 a.m. Weekly Breakfast with Vice President Biden

Hillary Clinton, Feb. 4, 2008

Hillary Clinton, Feb. 4, 2008

As Secretary Clinton’s spokesman confirmed on Friday, the secretary of state does not have swine flu; he said she just had “mild allergies” that were acting up Friday morning. Turns out, though, that those allergies might not be so mild. FP‘s The Cable confirmed yesterday that Clinton spent a three-day weekend in New York to recuperate. All of yesterday’s appointments were rescheduled. Perhaps the rescheduling explains why her schedule for today is so packed. Let’s hope Clinton is feeling at her best tomorrow, when Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Afghan President Hamid Karzai will be in Washington.

7:45 a.m. Weekly Breakfast with Vice President Biden

9:00 a.m. Bilateral with His Excellency Shimon Peres, President of Israel

10:15 a.m. Bilateral with His Excellency Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia
 
11:00 a.m. Bilateral with His Excellency Marat Tazhin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan
 
11:30 a.m. Meeting with Mrs. Christine Levinson, wife of Robert Levinson

2:00 p.m. Bilateral with His Excellency Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan
 
3:15 p.m. Bilateral with His Excellency Carl Bildt, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden

In the photo above, then Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) eyes water up after a coughing fit on Feb, 4, 2008 (the day before Super Tuesday).

Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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