President George H.W. Bush may be released from hospital soon
A family spokesman says Sunday (Jan. 13), "We are hopeful that the president can be discharged this coming week, but we're still taking everything one day at a time."
Reuters reports that Bush's son, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, says that his father is expected to be released Monday, Jan. 14.
The former president, 88, was initially hospitalized for a bronchitis and was later transferred to intensive care in December after sustaining a persistent fever and other complications. Bush also had previously been diagnosed with lower-body Parkinsonism, which causes a loss of balance. The diagnosis has had the former president using a wheelchair for the past year.