Travis came through the ER at Baylor Medical Center in McKinney on Sunday after suffering a viral upper-respiratory infection for three weeks, said Dr. William Gray, director of cardiovascular services at the medical center. The singer had been in fine health before the infection, he said.
He was admitted at Baylor McKinney with presumptive cardiomyopathy and
Contrary to some reports, Travis did not have
The decision to transfer the singer had been made Monday.
"We determined together, in a joint decision, that a higher level of specialized care was appropriate and therefore we transferred him to the Heart Hospital Baylor Plano," Dr. Michael Mack, director of
"Since his transfer, his condition has stabilized and he has shown signs of improvement."
The Grammy winner remains in critical condition, but the docs said they'd be providing further updates when things change.
"We are very thankful to the fans for their love and support during this time," Travis' rep said Tuesday, a sentiment that was echoed by the doctors.
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