Last week was a difficult week for fellow Americans when former first lady Barbara Bush passed away. Mrs. Bush was laid to rest on Saturday.
Following the funeral, George H.W. Bush was admitted to the hospital Sunday, spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement.
BREAKING: Former President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care, CNN has learned
“President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday after contracting an infection that spread to his blood,” the statement read. “He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering. We will issue additional updates as events warrant.”
Former president George H.W. Bush has been admitted to a hospital in Houston after contracting an infection that spread to his blood. A spokesman says he is responding to treatment now. Mr. Bush’s wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, died last week.