Teresa Heinz Kerry Critical But Stable After Incident At Vacation Home

Source: Andrea Mitchell / NBC News

Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Secretary of State John Kerry and heir to the ketchup company fortune, remained in critical but stable condition at a Boston hospital Monday.

Heinz Kerry was flown to Boston for further medical treatment after being taken by ambulance from the couple’s Nantucket, Mass., home to a hospital on Sunday afternoon, sources close to the family told NBC News.

John Kerry spokesman Glen Johnson said in a statement that once doctors at Nantucket Cottage Hospital stabilized Heinz Kerry, she was transferred to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston while accompanied by her husband.

The 74-year-old was admitted to the emergency room at Nantucket Cottage Hospital  in critical but stable condition about 3:30 p.m., according to a hospital spokesperson.  No further details about her condition have been released.

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