Bruce Robison

Country singer and songwriter Bruce Robison has been hospitalized for typhus.

Robison made his mark on country music history by penning mega hit like the Dixie Chicks‘ “Travelin’ Soldier,” George Strait’s “Wrapped,” and Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s “Angry All The Time.”

Robison’s wife and fellow singer/songwriter Kelly Willis initially shared an update on Robison’s health about two weeks ago.

“Day 6 of trying to make Bruce’s fever go away. This virus is pissing me off. Plus…how long till it goes after ME?” – Kelly

Posted by Kelly Willis on Saturday, May 20, 2017

Bruce’s management then announced on May 23rd that Robison had pneumonia.

Hey folks, Bruce officially has pneumonia. The “lay you up in a hospital” variety. He’s resting and working on getting…

Posted by Bruce Robison on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

However, the bad news did not stop there.

Bruce’s sister Robyn Ludwick reported he had Typhus and had been in the hospital for at least five days.

Please keep sending good vibes to my big brother Bruce Robison. He is still very sick in the hospital and slowly…

Posted by Robyn Ludwick on Saturday, May 27, 2017

And just two days ago Bruce’s management announced they were cancelling his shows in San Antonio and Bertram.

However, they did hint at some good news when they noted, “Bruce is resting up and we are working diligently to reschedule the shows as soon as possible.”

Due to Bruce’s recent hospitalization, we regretfully must cancel Thursday’s show at Sam’s Burger Joint Music Hall in…

Posted by Bruce Robison on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Robison’s diagnosis of typhus could be a number of different infectious diseases including epidemic typhus, scrub typhus, or murine typhus. Common symptoms of the disease include fever, headache, and a rash.

Currently, there is not a commercial vaccine. However, the disease can be treated by antibiotic doxycycline.

Epidemic typhus usually occurs in outbreaks in areas with poor sanitary conditions and crowding are present.

Scrub typhus typically is not seen at all in North America usually occurring in Southeast Asia, Japan, and northern Australia. While Murine typhus usually occurs in tropical and subtropical parts of the world.

Robison needs all the prayers he can get to ensure he has a speedy and healthy recovery!

Listen to Bruce sing “Angry All The Time”

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Source: Country Rebel

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