Former president George H.W. Bush in intensive care
FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field to do the coin toss ahead of the start of Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas, U.S. on February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File Photo

Former president George H.W. Bush is in intensive care, CNN reports. According to the Dallas Morning News, he was admitted for a blood infection.


The news comes less than a week after the death of his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush. Saturday, the former president attended his late wife’s funeral.

In a statement, the Office of George H.W. Bush said the former president "appears to be recovering."

Watch the news report below, via CNN: