The 88-year-old Koch was admitted to the hospital earlier this week for fluid in his lungs. According to a spokesman, Koch is now in ICU:
Former NY Mayor Ed Koch has been moved to the intensive care unit at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a spox says. More to follow.
— NYDN Politics (@NYDNPolitics) January 31, 2013
Ed Koch was placed in ICU today as doctors "wanted to monitor the former mayor more closely," statement says.
— Joseph Spector (@GannettAlbany) January 31, 2013
We wish him well and pray he recovers.
Prayers for Mayor Ed Koch, apparently admitted to the ICU. http://t.co/aBKM4iOi
— Bethany S. Mandel (@bethanyshondark) January 31, 2013
Prayers for former NYC Mayor Koch! RT @tomllamas4ny: Ed Koch placed in ICU. We'll have an update starting at 5pm.
— Shira Zwebner (@HipsterMom) January 31, 2013
I love Ed Koch. Sat next to him at the movies once. SO CHARMING. Get well soon!
— Shannon Hunter (@ShaeHunter) January 31, 2013
My thoughts are with him: "Ed Koch has been admitted into intensive care, his spokesman says."
— NYC Politics (@PoliticsInNYC) January 31, 2013
— Rich Murdocco (@TheFoggiestIdea) January 31, 2013
Mayor Ed Koch has been placed in the intensive care unit at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. All the best, Mr. Mayor!
— Fredric U. Dicker (@fud31) January 31, 2013
Get well soon, Ed Koch. NEW YORK (AP) -The spokesman for Ed Koch says the former New York City mayor has been moved to intensive care.
— Annie Goodman (@annieg917) January 31, 2013