A source close to the family said:
"He wasn’t feeling well over the weekend and last week and he was very sick, so they made an appointment for him to see his doctor and the doctor admitted him to the hospital." "They couldn’t really pinpoint what was wrong with him. He had an extremely high fever."Joe Jackson had suffered a stroke while celebrating his 87th birthday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in July 2015, now doctors fear he may have suffered another stroke.