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George H. W. Bush out of intensive care

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Former President George H. W. Bush’s condition has improved, allowing him to be moved out after nearly a week in intensive care, his spokesman has said.

George H. W. Bush, 88, will continue treatment at the , where he was admitted on 23 November suffering from bronchitis.

“The Bushes thank everyone for their prayers and good wishes,” family spokesman said.

George H. W. Bush is the and a World War II veteran.


He was admitted to intensive care on December 23  with a fever.

Former President George H. W. Bushs condition has improved allowing him to be moved out after nearly a week in intensive care 350x299 photo

Former President George H. W. Bush’s condition has improved, allowing him to be moved out after nearly a week in intensive care

But on Saturday, Jim McGrath said the former president’s condition had improved.

“So he has been moved today from the intensive care unit to a regular patient room at The Methodist Hospital to continue his recovery,” he said.

George H. W. Bush was Ronald Reagan’s vice-president for two terms, from 1981 to 1989, when he became the 41st US president. He was defeated by Democrat Bill Clinton when he stood for re-election in 1992.

His son George W. Bush served as 43rd president in 2001-09.

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