Singer's apparently being treated at Beverly Hills hospital

Michael Jackson has reportedly developed an MRSA-type infection.

The singer, 50, was snapped outside a Beverly Hills hospital in a surgeon’s mask and cap.

He appeared to have a swollen cheek and inflamed skin on his hands.

Michael has a severe staph infection,’ a source tells The Sun.

‘The disease is an MRSA-style infection because it is resistant to conventional antibiotics, so he has been visiting a clinic to get antibiotics via an IV drip.

‘The infection has spread throughout his face and body and is being aggressively treated by doctors.

‘There’s a chance it could turn into a flesh-eating disorder where it begins to kill off his skin so he’s being very carefully monitored.’

A spokesman for the star was unavailable for comment on Wednesday night.

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