Report: President George H. W. Bush hospitalized

HOUSTON (KHOU) — Former President George H. W. Bush has been in a Houston hospital for the past week battling a cough, The Houston Chronicle reported Thursday morning.

There were concerns the president's cough would turn into pneumonia.

The Chronicle reported the president's chief of staff, Jean Becker, said Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital the day after Thanksgiving.

His son, President George. W. Bush, along with wife Laura visited the elder Bush over the weekend.

Bush is expected to be released this weekend, Becker told The Chronicle.

Check back for updates to this developing story.


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