Roger De Vlaeminck admitted to intensive care with fever

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Roger De Vlaeminck was admitted to hospital on Saturday due to a fever, according to the Belgian press. The decorated former professional cyclist will remain at the AZ Alma treatment centre in Eeklo, Belgium, for an additional 48 hours to undergo further examinations on his heart and lungs.

"I had already had cold shivers on Friday evening," De Vlaeminck told Het Nieuwsbald. "Saturday morning I still didn't feel well. I had a fever of 39 degrees and decided to go to the hospital. 

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