Joe Jackson Hospitalized With High Fever

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Joe Jackson Hospitalized

By Shari Weiss

Joe Jackson Hospitalized

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Joe Jackson is in the hospital with a high fever, and he’s been there since Friday.

On Wednesday, it was reported that the 87-year-old Jackson went to see his doctor last week for routine tests. But during the examination, he became weak and it was determined he was suffering from a fever. The doctor admitted Jackson to the hospital, where he’s still battling the high temperature.

The medical staff, however, has been unable to figure out what’s causing it, according to TMZ. The hospitalization comes nearly a year after Jackson had a health emergency in Brazil. As Gossip Cop reported at the time, he was rushed to a local hospital in San Paulo with stroke-like symptoms last July.

It was later determined he had suffered three heart attacks, and he then underwent surgery to have a pacemaker installed. Jackson, who had been in the South American country to celebrate his birthday, was forced to stay put for a few weeks until he was well enough to travel back to Los Angeles. That August, it was said he intended to sue media outlets that falsely reported the stroke had been brought on by a Viagra overdose.

Not much had been said about Jackson’s health since then, at least until now. His famous family is reportedly by his bedside. Gossip Cop will have updates.

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