Family quiet on health of George HW Bush

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012 - 23:51

Houston: The Bush family is keeping quiet on former US President George HW Bush`s health condition.

The 88-year-old has been hospitalized since November 23, first for a bronchitis-related cough and more recently with a lingering fever.

Bush`s spokesman and a Texas hospital spokesman did not immediately respond to messages left by The Associated Press this morning.

A spokesman said yesterday that only changes in Bush`s condition would prompt updates.
The most recent word came Thursday evening, when Bush released a statement mourning the death of retired Gen Norman Schwarzkopf.

Schwarzkopf led the Bush-assembled international military coalition that in 1991 routed Iraqi forces who invaded Kuwait.

PTI



First Published: Friday, December 28, 2012 - 23:51

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