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CNN: Former President George H.W. Bush has been admitted into intensive care

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(WDRB) -- Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized on Sunday after an infection he contracted spread to his blood, according to a statement from his office.

"President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood," the statement read. "He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering. We will issue additional updates as events warrant."

CNN is reporting that the former president has been admitted into intensive care.

The announcement of the hospitalization comes just days after Bush's wife, Barbara, died at age 92.

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