Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath
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Bush carers 'cautiously optimistic' over treatment plan

A spokesman for former President George H W Bush says doctors are "cautiously optimistic" that he will respond to treatment.

Mr Bush, 88, has been in intensive care with a fever since Sunday, it has emerged.

Speaking outside the hospital where the former President is being treated, Jim McGrath, said three weeks of bronchitis had weakened him.

  • 27 Dec 2012