Kristy Swanson, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ actress, hospitalized with ‘COVID-related’ complications

Kristy Swanson, the original “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, has been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

On Monday, the 51-year-old took to Twitter and revealed that she was being treated for coronavirus-related pneumonia.

“Beans for me please,” the actress tweeted. “Yesterday I took an ambulance trip to the hospital. I’m still here with pneumonia, I’m on oxygen etc, all of course covid-related. I’m in good spirits and in good hands.”

In a follow-up tweet, Swanson gave more details about what led to her hospitalization.

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“Thank you all for the prayers, it really means a lot to me,” she said. “I can feel it. Just a little more clarification and updating, I was just at the end of my Covid diagnosis when it jumped into my lungs. So they treat me with Baricitinib and blood thinners so I don’t clot. I ‘ m ok. “

Swanson also thanked his medical team for being “so on top,” as well as having “a wonderful staff.”

“My night nurse is Rose, and I love her because she takes care of me, and that’s my mother’s name,” Swanson tweeted. “The couple medications in NJ are super pro, friggin amazing and hot AF! I’m having a great time.”

Many of the star’s followers posted their greetings on social media, including her former “Pretty in Pink” co-star Jon Cryer.

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“OMG I’m so sorry to hear this, but glad to hear you’re in good hands and getting good care,” the actor tweeted. “You and your family are in my thoughts. I wish you strength and rest and happiness and health.”

“Thank you my dear ducky,” Swanson replied, referring to the 56-year-old character in the 1986 film.

While Swanson has been openly critical of the vaccine, she responded to a headline that referred to her as “anti-wax”.

“Fact Check: I NEVER said I was anti-wax,” she replied.

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It is unknown whether Swanson has been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Kristy Swanson provided details about her diagnosis on Twitter.

Kristy Swanson provided details about her diagnosis on Twitter.
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Swanson is best known for playing Buffy Summers in the 1992 horror comedy “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”. Sarah Michelle Gellar took on the character for the TV series, which aired from 1997 to 2003. The show is still hailed as a cult classic.

“I actually thought it was wonderful and amazing that Buffy was going to live on and become a TV series,” Swanson told the Calgary Herald in 2015. “It was amazing for young girls to be able to have that role model. I was fully supported by it. and thought it was great.I never expected to be asked to do it or be a part of it.I think I was probably 27 years or older when it came out.I could no longer play Buffy.Many “People ask me that. They assume because I was not a part of it, that I was somehow upset. That’s just not the case at all. I was in full support of the series.”

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