Joe Biden's Son Beau Hospitalized
Vice President Joe Biden’s oldest son, Beau Biden, has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Center outside Washington, D.C., the vice president’s office told PEOPLE in a statement Tuesday.
Beau, 46, a former Delaware attorney general who is running to be the state’s governor next year, is being treated at the military hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.
No further details were available, but a source close to the Biden family tells CNN the situation is “serious.”
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The vice president’s son, who served in Iraq as a captain in the Delaware National Guard, has a history of medical problems. He suffered a minor stroke in 2010, and in 2013 he was admitted to the hospital after falling ill while on vacation. He was later diagnosed with a brain lesion, and underwent surgery at a cancer center in Texas in 2013.