The X Factor judge, Cheryl Cole, is currently being treated for malaria in a London hospital.
Cheryl's publicist, Sundraj Sreenivasan, said Tuesday (via The Associated Press) that the 27-year-old performer would have to cancel all work commitments for the next week.
According to Britain's tabloids, Cheryl collapsed during a photoshoot for her album on Saturday and was told to rest. However, her conditioned worsened and she was rushed to the hospital.
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Cheryl recently traveled to Tanzania with Dancing With the Stars pro Derek Hough.
Malaria is an infectious disease that is caused by a parasite transmitted by mosquitoes.
Derek is "upset and worried" about Cheryl's illness, a friend tells OK!.