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George H.W. Bush recovering from blood infection

George H.W. Bush sitting in a wheelchair
Former President George H.W. Bush. Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images

Former President George H.W. Bush is "doing much better" after being admitted to a Houston hospital for a blood infection earlier this week, reports CNN.

The details: A source close to the Bush family provided CNN more information about Bush's illness, noting that he was in critical condition while being treated for an infection that led to sepsis. But the source said Bush has since stabilized and pointed to his earlier tweet as a sign of his recovery.