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Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says

Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says
Posted at 1:12 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 15:12:45-04

NEW YORK (AP) — John Prine is in stable condition after being placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms, his wife, Fiona Whelan Prine said Monday.

The singer-songwriter's family said Sunday that Prine was critically ill.

Fiona Prine's message Monday on social media, suggested his condition had improved overnight.

Prine remains hospitalized.

News that Prine's health was in jeopardy provoked an outpouring of affection for Prine. Joan Baez responded with a video of her playing his song "Hello In There" from her kitchen.