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Reykjavík Mayor Hospitalized

Mayor of Reykjavík Jón Gnarr has been isolated at the Landspítali hospital because of an infection in his arm. He was recently tattooed with the city’s coat of arms and got purulence in a cut by the tattoo, reports.


Mayor of Reykjavík Jón Gnarr. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Gnarr described on his Facebook site that he is feeling miserable. “The infection is almost gone but I still have virulent spotty rash and an allergic reaction over my entire body. I feel as if I have a bad sunburn. It itches and I get a cold sweat.”

To kill the infection, Gnarr is being given antibiotics and allergy medicine, along with steroids through an IV.

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