Everyday news keeps on flooding with new cases of Covid-19 and now that a new mutated strain of the coronavirus has been discovered in the UK it has caused chaos worldwide. Also, several well-known faces and celebrities are also not safe and have disclosed getting Covid-19. Just a few days ago news came around the office sitcom star Angela Kinsey got Covid-19 and now adding to the list is a popular news anchor and show host Larry King that has been in the hospital for about a week as he got the coronavirus.
Larry King hospitalized due to Covid-19
The famous news star Larry King has been diagnosed with Covid-19 and he is hospitalized in Los Angeles at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Sources close to him have revealed he is undergoing treatment for now and his family members are not yet allowed to visit him as coronavirus is a very contagious disease and can easily transmit.
Why Larry King is called a legend
He is known for taking interviews with some extremely talented people on US television. He was very popular and one of the highest-paid anchors in the news industry. Later on, he started his own show on CNN called the Larry King show which was loved by many for 25 years. After all, he surely knows how to host and therefore bagged some incredible interviews with people including especially political leaders like Nelson Mandela, Yasser Arafat, Vladimir Putin and even all the US presidents to date since 1974 to The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Jerry Seinfeld and so many more. It’s a never ending list because each and every interview was an exceptional and memorable one even today. He made some hilarious remarks on his broadcasting career and early start from Miami radio.
His struggles with the disease is an old fight
Larry King has suffered from diseases for a long time and has been battling health issues like lung cancer, heart attack, Type II diabetes, and now Covid-19. He has had a bypass surgery due to this heart disease and got his tumor removed from his lung. He even admitted he thought about committing suicide once but didn’t. Even though he struggled a lot recently he even lost two of his children yet managed to bring smiles to people’s faces which is a tremendous achievement.