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    Former US President Jimmy Carter collapsed was taken to hospital in Canada, the Carter Center said in a press release on Thursday.

    WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) — Former US President Jimmy Carter collapsed while working on a Habitat for Humanity home in Winnipeg, Canada and was taken to hospital, the Carter Center said in a press release on Thursday.

    "Former US President Jimmy Carter became dehydrated this morning while working at a Habitat for Humanity build site in Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada," the release stated.

    ​Carter, 92, was transported to a hospital as a precaution for rehydration, the release noted.

    Carter served as the 39th US president, from 1977 to 1981.

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