Francis Cardinal George hospitalized with flu-like symptoms

Francis Cardinal George (file)

March 17, 2014 8:41:29 PM PDT
Francis Cardinal George was hospitalized Monday night. Eyewitness News is told he was admitted on Friday following a regular checkup.

He had been experiencing flu-like symptoms.

This comes days after the Chicago Archdiocese announced the Cardinal George would undergo chemotherapy for a recurrence of his cancer.

The Cardinal has had one of three chemo treatments so far.

He's receiving antibiotics and fluids to treat dehydration.

Eyewitness News is told he's in good shape and working while resting in the hospital.