Health minister admitted to hospital with 'infection'

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt will spend the night in hospital after being admitted with a suspected infection.

A brief statement from the minister's office said the 55-year-old would be kept overnight for observation and take antibiotics and fluid during his stay.

Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra. Source: AAP
Greg Hunt (pictured) will be kept overnight for observation, his condition is not considered to be linked to him receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. Source: AAP

The Victorian Liberal MP is expected to make a full recovery, and his condition is not considered to be linked to him receiving the Covid-19 vaccine last month.

It comes as fellow federal ministers Christian Porter and Linda Reynolds are away on mental health leave amid separate rape allegation scandals.

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