Aug. 21 2021 South Korea’s former President Chun Doo-hwan has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma after being admitted to hospital, south Korean medical professionals said Tuesday.
According to reports, Chun Doo-hwan was hospitalized on the 13th to check whether the health condition is abnormal, he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.
Chun Doo-hwan received medical treatment from a hematologist during his hospitalization.
Chun Doo-hwan said he was not in good health before and may remain hospitalized for the time being. However, it is also possible to receive outpatient treatment after being discharged from the hospital next week.
On the afternoon of August 9, 90-year-old former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan appeared in the Kwangju District Court, where he withdrew after only 25 minutes due to health problems.