Tamar Braxton in hospital over severe flu symptoms
On Friday, Tamar Braxton said that she had been rushed to the hospital by ambulance this week due to severe flu symptoms. The singer, who shares bloodline with Toni Braxton, posted a lengthy update to Instagram, urging her fans to “stay safe” as flu cases rise across America.
“This isn’t an attention post… this is an ATTENTION post,” Braxton wrote. “Literally I was with my best friends @normankgyamfi and @wardellmalloy shopping and doing Christmas fun sht and the VERY NEXT DAY I had to be taken to the hospital by AMBULANCE, needed oxygen cause I thought God was taking me home cause I could not breathe and my chest was on FIRE!!”
Braxton explained she was receiving care at Northside Hospital in Atlanta “and was met by the BEST nurses and doctors including @therealdrjackie to find out what’s wrong.” She went on to write that her flu experience has been “worse than COVID in my opinion… I’m on 5 different medications ..please be careful.”
Braxton added that she isn’t sure where she contracted the virus, but encouraged her fans to “enjoy y’all holiday AT HOME.. u don’t want this .”
Concluded Braxton, “I’m completely isolated cause it’s hella contagious. I love y’all for real.”