HOUSTON (FOX 26) - President George H.W. Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Friday for a mild case of pneumonia and is expected to be fine, according to spokesman Jim McGrath.
Former President George H.W. Bush's office released this 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.