Actor Kristy Swanson, the archetypal “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” said Monday she has been hospitalized successful New Jersey aft contracting COVID-19.
“Prayers for maine please. Yesterday I took an ambulance thrust to the hospital. I’m inactive present with pneumonia, I’m connected oxygen etc, each covid related of course. I’m successful bully spirits and successful large hands,” she tweeted.
Swanson said she was “at the process end” of her COVID-19 corruption erstwhile it “jumped into my lungs.” She said she was being treated astatine Virtua Memorial Hospital successful Mount Holly with humor thinners and baricitinib, a rheumatoid arthritis cause authorized by the FDA for exigency usage to dainty COVID-19.
Swanson, a vocal supporter of erstwhile President Donald Trump, often shares misinformation astir coronavirus connected Twitter, wherever she has adjacent to 390,000 followers. Recently she promoted debunked conspiracy theories that the nation’s starring infectious illness expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, “murders puppies.” She has besides shared anti-mask and anti-vaccine content, including a tweet past period successful which she suggested the authorities implemented vaccine mandates to marque money.
In effect to a New York Post study Monday characterizing her arsenic anti-vaccine, Swanson tweeted, “I person NEVER said I americium anti-vax.”
“What bash you cognize astir my aesculapian oregon Covid history?” she replied to different tweet from a professional who hoped that she would “get good capable to apologize to the radical taking attraction of you for adding to their load by not getting vaccinated” and that she would dispersed the connection to others astir her mistake.
Both vaccinated and unvaccinated radical tin declaration COVID-19, however, those who person received the vaccine are acold little apt to get infected, go earnestly sick oregon die. Vaccinated radical are besides less apt to infect others.
It’s not wide if Swanson is vaccinated against COVID-19. HuffPost has reached retired to a typical for comment.