Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush hospitalized for pneumonia
HOUSTON, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush has been hospitalized since Friday for pneumonia.
A spokesman for the former president's family said on Tuesday that the 92-year-old bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital on Friday due to a persistent cough that has prevented him from getting proper rest, and it was subsequently diagnosed as a mild pneumonia.
The spokesman said that former president bush is already recovering.
In January, Bush was sent to the Houston Methodist Hospital with an acute respiratory problem.[ Editor: meng ]