George H.W. Bush Remains Hospitalized
HOUSTON, (UPI) — Ex-President George H.W. Bush was in high spirits in a Houston hospital but will stay there until a persistent cough is “under grips,” a hospital official said.
Jim McGrath of The Methodist Hospital said Bush, 88, has been treated since Nov. 23 because of the cough, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday.
“Spirits are high and he got a good night’s sleep,” McGrath said.
“But he’s still got a little bit of a cough and until we get that under grips we’re not looking at any discharge date.”
The former president’s doctors have said Bush was hospitalized as a precautionary measure and that his condition was never considered life-threatening.
UPI - United Press International, Inc. Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.
Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “George H.W. Bush Remains Hospitalized”
Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.
Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at email@example.com