Blabbermouth reports that Jason Becker is set to undergo an operation to drain the abscess in his lung.
The procedure will take place on March 21. According to the guitarist’s mother, Patricia Becker, it “should be an outpatient procedure, if all goes well.” She added:
“He is off the antibiotics for now and some of the side effects have ceased, but there are still bouts of shortness of breath and rapid heartbeats, which is quite scary and causes anxiety and stress, which means no computer time and some adjustments in food/water intake and things like that. Kind of touch and go, but we are all expecting a good outcome.
“As Jason says, ‘Man, breathing is a good thing.’ We are all in survival mode and working hard to come back to ‘normal’ mode. And fun.”