Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital as his condition has worsened.
“He’s had a series of setbacks now that have landed him in guarded condition in the intensive care unit,” spokesman Jim McGrath told AFP Wednesday. Doctors are cautiously optimistic about his treatment, McGrath said adding that Bush “remains in guarded condition.”
He was first admitted to the Methodist Hospital on November 7 with bronchitis but then readmitted on November 23 after his cough flared up again. Bush, a Republican, was in office from 1989 to 1993.