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Original Buffy star Kristy Swanson hospitalised with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation about virus on Twitter

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Actress Kristy Swanson has revealed she has been diagnosed with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation about the deadly virus on Twitter.In a series of Tweets, the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer star said she was rushed to the hospital in an…

Actress Kristy Swanson has revealed she has been diagnosed with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation about the deadly virus on Twitter.

In a series of Tweets, the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer star said she was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance in New Jersey after contracting the deadly virus.

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Kristy Swanson at NJ Crowne Plaza Hotel on March 10, 2017 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

"Prayers for me please," the 51-year-old actress tweeted from Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly.

"Yesterday I took an ambulance ride to the hospital. I'm still here with pneumonia, I'm on oxygen etc, all covid related of course. I'm in good spirits and in great hands."

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Kristy Swanson played the title role in the 1992 movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer.Original Buffy star Kristy Swanson hospitalised with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation.

"Thank you all for the prayers it truly means a lot to me. I can feel it," she continued.

"Just little more clarification & update, I was just at the tail end of my Covid diagnosis when it jumped into my lungs. So they are treating me with Baricitinib & blood thinners so I don't clot. I'm ok."

Original Buffy star Kristy Swanson hospitalised with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation.

Swanson — a Donald Trump supporter who claims she's not an anti-vaxxer — has been very vocal about her thoughts on COVID-19.

Not only has she been reportedly spreading misinformation about the virus, claiming vaccines were a money-making scheme, but in September she compared COVID to a new strain of the flu that comes out every year. 

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Kristy Swanson played the title role in the 1992 movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

"Oh I see, so it behaves just like the flu," she tweeted on September 30. "Every year a new flew strain arises & a new vaccine comes out for it, if you want to get one. That's exactly what this whole thing is, except this time they want to mandate vaccines so they can make mo-money."

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In recent months, Swanson has also shared anti-mask and anti-vaccine article links with her 390,000 followers on Twitter and promoted conspiracy theories about leading US infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauciauci. 

Original Buffy star Kristy Swanson hospitalised with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation.

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