Bush's Fever Lifts After Christmas in Hospital

Tuesday, 25 Dec 2012 06:14 PM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

The fever that kept George H.W. Bush in the hospital on Christmas is gone, the former president's spokesman said Wednesday.

Jim McGrath said doctors at the Houston hospital where the ex-president has been treated for a month remain "cautiously optimistic" that he will recover.

Still, no discharge date has been set, and McGrath said that doctors are being cautious because Bush is 88 and "sometimes issues crop up that are beyond anybody's ability to discern or foretell."

The 41st president was initially hospitalized on Nov. 23 with a bronchitis-like cough. The hospital had said he was likely to be released before Christmas, but then the fever developed.

He was visited over the holiday by his wife, Barbara, sons Neil Bush and former president George W. Bush, and other family members. McGrath said Bush's youngest daughter, Dora, is arriving in Houston on Wednesday.

 

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Rep. Steve King: House Will Approve Border Funding Bill

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 22:54 PM

Rep. Steve King said on Thursday that he believed House Republicans would approve legislation to pay for the immigration . . .

Homeland Security Report: Border Children Transmitting Diseases

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 22:36 PM

An alarming Homeland Security inspector general memo says some of the migrant children who've poured across the southern . . .

Cuomo Retains Defense Counsel as Corruption Probe Widens

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 22:19 PM

A criminal defense attorney says he's been retained by the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a federal prosecutor  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved