The 60 Minutes regular was admitted to a medical facility in Washington, D.C. at the end of February (15) to treat internal bleeding and intestinal disease diverticulitis.

A spokesman for the news show confirmed Logan had returned to the centre on Monday (23Mar15), saying, "We were sorry to learn that Lara was readmitted to the hospital... We wish her a speedy recovery."

The longtime war correspondent, 43, was sexually assaulted and beaten by a mob while reporting on the uprising in Egypt in 2011.