Richard Bacon has been placed in to a medically-induced coma.
Doctors started treating him for pneumonia but it soon became apparent that it wasnt working and his condition took a dramatic turn for the worse, a source close to the TV presenter has claimed.
They had no choice but to put him into a medically induced coma to save his life because things spiralled so fast, but that was a week ago and they are no closer to finding out what is wrong with him or how to help him.
Thank God I got ill in Britain (actually on the way to Britain, was taken off the plane in a wheelchair). Fuck all the ideology driven politicians whove messed up Americas healthcare system. Viva the NHS. Happy 70th. pic.twitter.com/ABEhSZXiRK
— richard bacon (@richardpbacon) July 5, 2018
It was previously revealed he had been diagnosed with pneumonia across both lungs after being rushed to hospital after a flight.
Thank God I got ill in Britain (actually on the way to Britain, was taken off the plane in a wheelchair). F**k all the ideology driven politicians whove messed up Americas healthcare system. Viva the NHS. Happy 70th. (sic), the 42-year-old tweeted on 5 July.
In response to BBC News presenter Rachael Bland asking if he is OK, the former Blue Peter presenter replied: Basically pneumonia. But across two lungs. Ill be here a few days. (sic)
Now a source close to Richard has told The Sun: Its touch and go, and extremely upsetting for everyone who loves him. They are beside themselves with worry.
Metro.co.uk has contacted reps for Bacon for comment.