The former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been reportedly admitted to a hospital in Houston.

According to a post-White House spokesperson, George W.H. Bush, now 93, was admitted to a hospital in Houston after contracting an infection that has apparently spread into his blood stream.

A post-White House spokesperson broke the news on Twitter saying:

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The former president had fallen Ill after the funeral services were held for his late wife, Barbara Bush and soon after was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital.