Whoopi Goldberg Was Hospitalized Again With 24-Hour Bug Following Pneumonia Scare

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Whoopi Goldberg only recently made her way back to The View to continue her hosting duties after becoming "very close to leaving the Earth" from a bad case of pneumonia and sepsis. Whoopi previously detailed how she still had a cough, and how it's the last symptom before you're back to your normal self. It seems as though the little cough was lingering too long and put Whoopi back in the hospital last week.

Whoopi Goldberg Was Hospitalized Again With 24-Hour Bug Following Pneumonia Scare
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"I am here. I'm much better. I'm much, much better," Whoopi said during yesterday's taping, explaining her absence from last week. "I had a 24-hour bug, which landed me back in the hospital last week, which is why I missed y'all on Thursday." The 24-hour bug was not in comparison to the serious sickness she had previously. Overall, Whoopi's health scare in the last few weeks has left her with a "cautionary tale."

“This stuff, really for everybody, you think you can push through because you got a little cold. And you think because you healed quick that something crazy can’t happen? Well it could,” she explained. “This is a cautionary tale for all of us. You must really take care of yourself because there’s little tiny stuff out there that will kill you that you never think of.”