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

Actress Kristy Swanson has revealed that 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 taken to the hospital in an ambulance in New Jersey after getting the deadly virus.

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Kristy Swanson at the NJ Crowne Plaza Hotel on March 10, 2017 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Kristy Swanson announced her COVID-19 diagnosis on Twitter. (Getty)

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

“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.”

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Kristy Swanson played the title role in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Kristy Swanson played the title role in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. (20th Century Fox)
Original Buffy star Kristy Swanson was hospitalized with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation.
Kristy Swanson said she was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. (Twitter)

“Thank you all for the prayers, it really means a lot to me. I can feel it,” she continued.

“Just a little more clarification & updating, I was just at the end of my Covid diagnosis when it jumped down into my lungs. So they treat me with Baricitinib & blood thinners so I don’t clot. I’m ok.”

Original Buffy star Kristy Swanson was hospitalized with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation.
The actress said she was treated at Virtua Memorial Hospital in New Jersey. (Twitter)

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

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

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Kristy Swanson played the title role in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Kristy Swanson was a company backed by former US President Donald Trump. (Instagram)

“Oh, I can see it behaving like the flu,” she tweeted on September 30th. “Every year a new fly strain emerges and a new vaccine comes out against it if you want one. That’s exactly what it’s all about here, except this time they’ll order vaccines so they can Make Money.”

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

Original Buffy star Kristy Swanson was hospitalized with COVID-19 months after spreading misinformation.
Kristy Swanson’s diagnosis came months after she allegedly spread misinformation about the virus online. (Twitter)

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