Hillary’s Pneumonia Diagnosis Prompts Concern, Sympathy and Hot Takes on Twitter


hillary clintonThe news about Hillary Clinton‘s medical diagnosis has created a major conversation on Twitter, prompting comments of concern, well-wishes, and, in the case of some of her critics, delight.

Clinton left today’s 9/11 memorial ceremony ahead of schedule today in New York, leading to renewed speculations about her health. While the campaign initially chalked it up to being overheated, Clinton’s doctor has confirmed that she has been working under a case of pneumonia since Friday.

The development quickly became the greatest source of conversation among media figures right now. Some people appeared sympathetic as they defended Clinton:

Others were concerned about how this would affect the 2016 race:

Some used the revelation to discuss whether the diagnosis is the latest instance of Clinton not being transparent with the media:

And then, there were those who seemed to use the news to take a shot at Clinton:

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