President George H.W. Bush returns to hospital with pneumonia
Posted: 5:48 pm Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
By Staff Writer
HOUSTON – President George H.W. Bush is back in the hospital with another “mild case” of pneumonia, spokesman Jim McGrath has confirmed.
Bush, 92, is being treated at Methodist Hospital but is doing fine, his spokesman said.
His office issued the following statement:
“President George H. W. Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Friday for observation due to a persistent cough that prevented him from getting proper rest. It was subsequently determined he had a mild case of pneumonia, which was treated and has been resolved. President Bush is in very good spirits and is being held for further observation while he regains his strength.”