VIDEO: Former President George H.W. Bush Remains In Stable Condition, Health Improving
By CBS NEWS // January 20, 2017
Barbara Bush Also Suffering From bronchitis, Continues To Recover
ABOVE VIDEO: Recovering at the intensive care unit of Houston Methodist Hospital, former President George H.W. Bush remains in stable condition Friday, according to a family spokesperson.
(CBS NEWS) – Recovering at the intensive care unit of Houston Methodist Hospital, former President George H.W. Bush remains in stable condition Friday, according to a family spokesperson.
The 41st president, who was fighting off an acute respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia, was “extubated” Friday morning and is “breathing well on his own with minimal supplemental oxygen, Jim McGrath said in a statement.
“President Bush is comfortable and watching inauguration coverage,” McGrath wrote, noting the former president was spending his time with wife Barbara Bush, their son Neil and their daughter-in-law Maria. He will remain in the ICU for observation.
Barbara Bush, who was also in the hospital with bronchitis, “continues to feel better.” The 91-year-old former first lady will remain in the hospital as a precautionary measure.
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