Ovcacek didn't give any further details Wednesday. Zeman has been looking tired in the public for a while and has problems walking. He said he suffered from diabetes and neuropathy linked to it, a reason he uses a cane. He also has a soft spot for drink.
Czech President Milos Zeman to be hospitalized
PRAGUE (AP) — An official says Czech President Milos Zeman will be hospitalized for several days "to regain his fitness." Presidential spokesman Jiri Ovcacek says Zeman, who is 75 and a heavy smoker, will be admitted to Prague's military hospital Thursday afternoon and should be out by Sunday.