George HW Bush In Intensive Care, A Day After Wife’s Funeral

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Former president George HW Bush has been taken to hospital in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara. He appears to be recovering’. He was admitted on Sunday morning to Houston Methodist Hospital after an infection spread to his blood

Barbara Bush was laid to rest Saturday in a ceremony attended by her husband and former presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, George W Bush and their wives, along with current first lady Melania Trump. The elder Bush uses a wheelchair and an electric scooter for mobility after developing a form of Parkinson’s disease, and he has needed hospital treatment several times in recent years for respiratory problems.

George Herbert Walker Bush served as president from 1989 to 1993. Born June 12 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, Mr Bush also served as a congressman, CIA director and Ronald Reagan’s vice president.

 

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