Alex's Health In Jeopardy! Show On Hiatus After Trebek Has Secret Brain Surgery

Jan. 4 2018, Updated 10:48 p.m. ET

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The answer is: “On medical leave.”

The Question is: “Where is Alex Trebek?”

Jeopardy! host Trebek had emergency surgery for blood clots on the brain last month, caused by complications from hitting his head in a fall in October 2017.

Trebek, 77, was diagnosed with a subdural hematoma and underwent surgery to remove it December 16. The surgery was successful, and he was released from the hospital two days later.

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Production on the hit game show has been put on hold while he recovers, and is expected to resume taping later this month.

Trebek had previously suffered a heart attack in 2012 and underwent knee surgery in 2015.

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