Fed Says Yellen Fine After Receiving Medical Attention Following Lengthy Speech

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is fine and was simply dehydrated at the end of a lengthy speech, the Federal Reserve said Thursday evening. In a statement, the Fed said Yellen has continued with her schedule. Wire services reported that Yellen had received medical attention at the end of her speech at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Yellen appeared to fall ill at the end of her 23-page speech. She lost her place several times and struggled to finish. The Fed chairwoman did stay on stage after her speech to receive an award, and finally left under her own power.

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