Talk show host Larry King in hospital with COVID-19

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FILE – In this Nov. twenty, 2017, file photo, Larry King attends the forty fifth International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton, in New York. Former CNN discuss demonstrate host King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for extra than a week, the information channel documented Saturday, Jan. two, 2021. CNN documented the 87-calendar year-previous King contracted the coronavirus and was going through treatment method at Cedars-Sinai Healthcare Center in Los Angeles. (Image by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES – Former CNN discuss demonstrate host Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for extra than a week, the information channel documented Saturday.

Citing an unidentified human being close to the household, CNN explained the 87-calendar year-previous King is going through treatment method at Cedars-Sinai Healthcare Center in Los Angeles.

Medical center protocols have retained King’s household members from checking out him.

The Peabody Award-successful broadcaster was between America’s most well known interviewers of celebrities, presidents and other newsmakers for the duration of a half-century profession that integrated twenty five yrs with a nightly demonstrate on CNN.

He has experienced clinical concerns in current decades, which include heart attacks and diagnoses of diabetes and lung most cancers.

Previous calendar year, King lost two of his 5 young children within months of each and every other. Son Andy King died of a heart attack at 65 in August, and daughter Chaia King died from lung most cancers at fifty one in July, Larry King explained then in a assertion.

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