Former President Bush out of intensive care, making progress

Staff Writer

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, a family spokesman said.
The nation's 41st president is expected to remain at Houston Methodist Hospital for "several more days," spokesman Jim McGrath said. Bush, who is 93, is being treated for an infection that spread to his blood.
"He is alert and talking with hospital staff, family and friends, and his doctors are very pleased with his progress," McGrath said in a statement...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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