HOUSTON---Former President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care at a Houston hospital.
A spokesman for his office says the 41st president was admitted to the I.C.U. on Sunday after a series of medical setbacks, including a fever.
Bush is said to be in guarded condition and that his doctors are cautiously optimistic.
His spokesman also says the 88-year old is alert and talking with medical staff, and is surrounded by family.
Bush has been in the hospital for more than a month.
Doctors were initially treating him for bronchitis and a lingering cough.