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Doctor summarizes Mayor Menino’s health condition

Dr. Charles Morris, Mayor Menino’s doctor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, spoke with reporters today about the mayor’s health today. Here is an excerpt of his comments:

“The mayor was admitted on Oct. 26; came in with a viral infection, feeling unwell, some malaise. In that setting, we discovered he had a blood clot in his lung, for which we put him on some appropriate therapy. Shortly thereafter, he developed some low back pain which was due to a compress backbone in his lower spine.

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