Michele Merlo, known as Mike Bird, is still in danger of his life, hospitalized in intensive care at the Maggiore hospital in Bologna. Struck by fulminant leukemia while having dinner at a friend’s house. The family reveals desperate: “He was sick for days, sent home from another emergency room who mistook the symptoms for a trivial viral form, simple plaques in the throat. Now his condition is getting worse by the hour. “
“Michele had been feeling ill for days and on Wednesday 2 June he went to the emergency room of another hospital in the Bologna area which, probably, mistaking the symptoms described for a different banal viral form, sent him home. Even during the requested surgery to the emergency room on the evening of Thursday 4, it seems that there and then, the gravity of the situation was not immediately clear“. The family, however, deny” categorically what some uninformed write on social media: Michele has in no way been vaccinated against Covid. Michele was struck by a severe form of fulminant leukemia with subsequent cerebral haemorrhage “, always let the family know in a note.
Michele Merlo, 28, is a singer known as Mike Bird and former competitor of X Factor and Friends by Maria De Filippi in 2017. Messages of affection and encouragement have been chased right away on social networks. Starting with Emma Marrone, his coach within the Canale5 talent, who on Twitter writes: “Come on my friend! Don’t give up. I love you Michele!”. The appeal was also joined by Ermal Meta, juror of that edition, as well as Francesco Facchinetti and this year’s Amici contestant Aka7even. And also his traveling companions in the TV show. Riki wrote on Instagram: “I have no words for what is happening to Mike. I am anguished and I feel helpless. So many times we get angry about useless things. I’m with you.”