Former President George H.W. Bush Moved Out of ICU

ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush and his wife at a Houston hospital said on Monday the former president is out of the ICU, and the former first lady has been discharged.

George Bush, 92, was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Jan. 14 after exhibiting shortness of breath, and has been treated for pneumonia in the intensive care unit during his stay.

Barbara Bush, 91, entered the same hospital Wednesday with bronchitis.

 

 

Drs. Amy Mynderse and Clint Doerr, who have been treating the Bushes, answered reporters’ questions about their medical treatment Monday morning.

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