Ozzy Osbourne Hospitalized Due to Complications From the Flu

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After suspending a sequence of European tour dates as a result of sickness, Ozzy Osbourne's situation has worsened, requiring hospitalization, in keeping with a tweet from his spouse, Sharon Osbourne. "As a few of you could haave heard, Ozzy was admitted to hospital following some problems from the flu," Sharon wrote on Wednesday (Feb. 6). "His medical doctors really feel that is one of the simplest ways to get him on a faster highway to restoration." 

A spokesperson for the 70 year-old steel icon introduced on Jan. 30 that after initially suspending the primary 4 dates of his No More Tours 2 outing due to the flu, a follow-up go to with a physician revealed a prognosis of a extreme upper-respiratory an infection, which resulted within the suspending of the tour's whole UK and European run. At the time, medical doctors feared that the an infection might "become pneumonia given the physicality of the stay performances and the intensive journey schedule all through Europe in harsh winter situations."

A spokesperson for Osbourne couldn't be reached for added touch upon his hospitalization at press time. At the time of the postponment, Osbourne -- who was handled for an an infection in his hand in Oct. 2018 -- apologized to followers for pushing again the dates. "I'm fully devastated for having to postpone the European leg of my tour," he stated. "It simply appears that since October every thing I contact has turned to shit. First the staph an infection in my thumb and now coming down with the flu and bronchitis. I wish to apologize to all of my followers who've been so loyal through the years, my band, my crew and to Judas Priest for letting you all down. However, I promise the tour with Judas Priest will probably be accomplished. It's being rescheduled proper now to begin in September. Again, I apologize to everybody."

Current plans name for the tour to re-boot on March 9 on the Download Festival in Sydney, Australia, although it was unclear at press time if that present might be impacted by the hospitalization.