Washington: Teresa Heinz Kerry, 74, wife of Secretary of State John Kerry, was on Sunday admitted to a Boston hospital in critical condition, an official said.

"Yesterday (Sunday) afternoon, Teresa Heinz Kerry was taken by ambulance to Nantucket Cottage Hospital, accompanied by her husband," said Glen Johnson, Kerry's personal spokesman.

"Once doctors had stabilized her condition, she was transferred to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston," he added.

According to Noah Brown, spokesman of the Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Heinz Kerry was admitted into the emergency room after 3:30 pm. “She arrived in the hospital in a critical condition,” Noah Brown said.

Heinz Kerry is the widow of former US Senator John Heinz. She married John Kerry in 1995. She was previously treated for breast cancer.


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