Kathy Griffin Hospitalized for Coronavirus-Like Symptoms, But Can't Get Tested

Comedian  actress Kathy Griffin said on Twitter that she’d been hospitalized with coronavirus-like symptoms

Kathy Griffin is in COVID-19 isolation at the hospital.

Comedian Kathy Griffin claimed Wednesday that she can not get a coronavirus test after being admitted to an emergency room for what she described as "unbearably painful symptoms".

In the photo, Griffin can be seen wearing an oxygen mask while under quarantine.

According to Griffin, her situation appears to highlight the hypocrisy in the President's statement and flaws in how his administration has been handling the global health crisis since she was symptomatic yet still unable to get tested.

Tests for the coronavirus remain in short supply. U.S.

"Just reported that the United States has done far more "testing" than any other nation, by far!"

"Probably by today, we will have done more tests than South Korea did in eight weeks, in the last eight days", Dr. Birx said during a Fox News town hall this week.

"Clinicians should use their judgment to determine if a patient has signs and symptoms compatible with COVID-19 and whether the patient should be tested."

Griffin has been a strident critic of Trump.

She infamously posed with a mock decapitated head of the president in 2017. She said her shows were canceled, she lost celebrity friends and she was questioned by the Secret Service amid the outcry. "I am gutted", the comedian wrote.

"The doctor was going through the boxes and going through the boxes [on a form] and she kept saying, like, 'Ugh, because of the lungs, the fever and the kind of cough ... you don't meet the CDC requirements, '" Griffin told the outlet.



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