Jason Becker, who has been battling ALS for over 30 years, is currently being treated for a bacterial infection. This news comes after the legendary guitarist was recently hospitalized after experiencing “shortness of breath and rapid heart rate.”
Becker’s sister-in-law Amy said the following on Twitter:
I just spoke with Pat. She has spent the last 2 nights in the hospital with Jason. Serrana is with him now.
Jason is still in the hospital receiving iv fluids and antibiotics.”
She also added:
“He really likes his doctor. The doctor is very optimistic that antibiotics will improve his bacterial infection.
Jason is hoping to come home in a day or two.
This news comes as various musicians are continuing to raise money for Becker.