Larry King hospitalized, more famous people diagnosed with COVID-19
Wonderwall 2hrs ago
COVID-19 doesn't care who you are or how famous you might be. Since early 2020, many of the biggest names in Hollywood, sports, royalty and politics have contracted the coronavirus. Wonderwall.com rounded up all the well-known people who've had the virus, starting with this TV host... On Jan. 1, Showbiz411 broke the news that broadcast legend Larry King, 87 -- who's previously endured lung cancer, a heart attack and a stroke, among other health issues -- was 10 days into a battle with COVID-19 and in isolation at a Los Angeles hospital. ABC News, which later confirmed the veteran newsman had been admitted to L.A.'s famed Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, spoke to a source close to Larry's family who was hopeful, saying, "Larry has fought so many health issues in the last few years and he is fighting this one hard too, he's a champ." Keep reading to see who else among the famous has been diagnosed with COVID-19...
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