Prine is the latest singer to be diagnosed with coronavirus after several other musicians announced their diagnosis. With the help of Kris Kristofferson, he released his first album in 1971. Most recently, he was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2013 and had part of a lung removed.
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"There's a chance he may not have this virus, and we are working really, really hard and being really diligent about all of the protocols".