Former President George H.W. Bush has been rushed to intensive care, just one day after his wife of 73-years, Barbara Bush, was laid to rest.
We are all hoping for a quick recovery for former President George H.W. Bush who is currently being hospitalized. Sending thoughts and prayers to the Bush family. pic.twitter.com/Wxg8LElCR3
— Florida GOP (@FloridaGOP) April 23, 2018
According to NBC, the former president was taken to a Houston hospital on Sunday after contracting an infection which spread to his blood.
A Bush family spokesperson said the 94-year-old is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering.”
Sending healing thoughts of strength, along with prayers, for President George HW Bush tonight.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) April 24, 2018
NPR are reporting the former president has been hospitalized for both bronchitis and pneumonia in recent years. He also uses a wheelchair due to suffering from a disease which mimics the effects of Parkinson’s.