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Germany’s Economy Minister Altmaier taken to hospital due to ‘health emergency’

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According to German media (Bild), the Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier was taken by ambulance to Berlin’s Charité around 9 p.m. on Monday evening.

He was at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel for an Economic Committee meeting.

According to participants, Altmaier complained about malaise before the meeting and also had difficulty finding words. Nothing is yet known about the exact medical cause for the emergency.

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While studying economics, Brendan found himself comfortably falling down the rabbit hole of restaurant work, ultimately opening a consulting business and working as a private wine buyer. On a whim, he moved to China, and in his first week following a triumphant pub quiz victory, he found himself bleeding on the floor based on his arrogance. The same man who put him there offered him a job lecturing for the University of Wales in various sister universities throughout the Middle Kingdom. While primarily lecturing in descriptive and comparative statistics, Brendan simultaneously earned an Msc in Banking and International Finance from the University of Wales-Bangor. He's presently doing something he hates, respecting French people. Well, two, his wife and her mother in the lovely town of Antigua, Guatemala.

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