Punk progenitor Joey Ramone was admitted to a New
York hospital with a fever of 104 degrees last Wednesday,
Kymm Britton, Ramone’s spokeswoman at
Radioactive Records, told
Doctors are still unsure what exactly is wrong with Ramone and
have been watching the singer closely for the past week. Britton
speculates that the fever may have possibly been brought on by the
Doctors are keeping Ramone in the hospital for testing, but his
condition seems to be improving, a spokeswoman from
Overland Productions, Ramone’s management, said.
“It’s still serious … serious enough that he’s been in the
hospital since last Wednesday. We just hope he feels better. He was
doing better yesterday,” she said.
Ramone was scheduled to DJ at Toronto’s Phoenix
Club on Jan. 26. The club received a letter from Overland
canceling the gig and saying that Ramone had been undergoing tests.
Overland also stated that they didn’t know when Ramone would be
released from the hospital, but that he had been ordered not to
perform for the next two months, the Toronto Sun reported