The No. 3 Senate Democrat is disclosing that he was diagnosed with pneumonia, reports the Associated Press.
In response to questions from The Associated Press, Schumer spokesman Matt House says in a statement that Schumer was diagnosed with pneumonia several weeks ago and took antibiotics per doctor's order, and also kept a lighter schedule. House says, "His doctor has pronounced him all cleared up and he's feeling much better."
House did not make clear as to whether at the time of Schumer's pneumonia and odd metal object fell out of his pant leg.