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Spokesman says George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized

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HOUSTON -

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says he was hospitalized Sunday morning.

Jim McGrath said in a statement on Twitter Monday that Bush was admitted to a hospital in Houston after contracting an infection that spread to his blood.

"He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering," the statement said.

 

The hospitalization comes just days after his wife, Barbara, was laid to rest. Bush attended the funeral along with three other former presidents and hundreds of other mourners.

Additional details weren't immediately available Monday.

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