The Houston Chronicle reports:
Former President George H.W. Bush remains in a Houston hospital, where he has been for seven days as doctors battle a lingering cough that has drawn concern, officials said Thursday.
Bush, 88, has bronchitis, but his condition is not considered life threatening, said his chief of staff, Jean Becker.
"President Bush is in the hospital," Becker said. "We have kept this quiet out of respect for him."