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Madonna Hospitalized with Infection, Postpones 'Celebration' Tour

By- USA NATIONAL POST

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Madonna has postponed her world tour after being taken to a hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) with a serious bacterial infection.

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According to her manager, the global popstar's infection was "serious" and led to "a several day stay in the ICU". He added a full recovery is expected.

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In a statement, Guy Oseary said Madonna's health is improving, but she is still under medical care.

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Madonna, 64, was expected to launch her 84-date tour next month.

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She is believed to be receiving treatment at a hospital in New York City, US media reports.

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The pop icon aimed to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her breakout single, Holiday, by embarking on her first ever greatest hits tour.

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Madonna's latest tour was due to start in Vancouver, Canada, on 15 July and end on 30 January in Mexico City.

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