Only days after her mother’s death, Kathy Griffin ended up in the emergency room with “unbearably painful symptoms” she shared to Instagram.
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The comedian shared a photo of herself in a hospital bed wearing a protective mask, clearly frustrated that she was unable to be tested for COVID-19 (coronavirus). “He’s lying,” she wrote. “I was sent to the #COVID19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility after showing UNBEARABLY PAINFUL symptoms. The hospital couldn’t test me for #coronavirus because of CDC (Pence task force) restrictions. #TESTTESTTEST”
Fans wished her well and waited to see if she too would join the ranks of other celebrities and public figures who have tested positive for the virus. Although she was treated and released, Griffin still doesn’t know if she is positive.
Griffin doesn’t know if she was exposed to the virus
Griffin shared her story with The Los Angeles Times. She tweeted excerpts from the story. “A) ‘Kathy Griffin might have been exposed to the coronavirus. Or she might not have. After a recent trip to urgent care and the emergency room while gravely ill, the comic wasn’t able to get tested,’” she shared along with a link to the article.
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He’s lying. I was sent to the #COVID19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility after showing UNBEARABLY PAINFUL symptoms. The hospital couldn’t test me for #coronavirus because of CDC (Pence task force) restrictions. #TESTTESTTEST
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She then revealed she was diagnosed as having an abdominal infection. “B) ‘Griffin has an abdominal infection that is being treated with medication, though she won’t know whether she’s turned the corner for a couple of days, she told The Times in a phone interview Wednesday afternoon. She’s back home, and she’s not going out anytime soon.’”
Adding, “C) ”I remember vividly the doctor telling me … ‘I’m going to send you to Cedars ER today because I don’t think I could get you in 13 days from now,’ Griffin said. She was freaked out.’”
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