One week after the death of his wife Barbara, former US President George HW Bush is in an intensive care unit at the hospital with an infectious disease.
In a statement, a family spokesman said he had contracted an infection that spread to him on his blood, but "responded to treatments."
The 93-year-old was admitted to a hospital in Houston on Sunday morning.
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Barbara Bush, the only woman who saw both her husband and her son, sworn in as US President, died last Tuesday and was laid to rest on Saturday.
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The couple had been married for 73 years
After her death, Bush said of her, "We have faith in her in Heaven is and you will know that life will continue as it would have, so take care of the bushes from your Worry List. "
Who is George? Bush (19659016) Mr. Bush became the 41st US President after serving as Vice President of Ronald Reagan for eight years.
His term of office between 1989 and 1993 was determined by foreign policy, at a time when communism collapsed in Eastern Europe.
Bush Established a Successful International Coalition to End Saddam Hussein's Occupation of Kuwait in First Iraq War
But despite popularity ratings of 90%, he was accused of neglecting domestic affairs and was defeated by Bill Clinton in the 1992 presidential election ,