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Hillary Clinton back at work

Hillary Clinton will resume her duties as the U.S. Secretary of State today, five days after being released from hospital for treatment of a blood clot.

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Clinton set to return to work next week after blood clot

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is resting at home after suffering from a blood clot and will return to work next week, a State Department spokeswoman said.

Hillary Clinton leaves New York Presbyterian Hospital with husband, Bill, and daughter, Chelsea. Credit: Joshua Lott / Reuters

Clinton was released from hospital yesterday after receiving treatment for the blood clot - doctors expect her to make a full recovery.

State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said: "She's resting at home. She's looking forward to getting back to the office. She is very much planning to do so next week."

Clinton, who will be replaced bySenator John Kerry as Secretary of State for Barack Obama's second term, is said to be keeping up with her work by receiving memos and talking to staff.

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