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George H.W. Bush hospitalised

George H.W. Bush hospitalised
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George H.W. Bush was has been admitted to hospital with a blood infection - just a week after the death of Barbara Bush, his wife of seven decades.

The 93 year old former US President attended his wife's funeral on Saturday in a weelchair.

He was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital the following day after an infection spread to his blood.

A family spokesperson said he was responding to treatment and appeared to be recovering.