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Barbara Walters is suffering from chickenpox. The legendary television anchor is currently recovering at home from the illness, her co-host Whoopi Goldberg announced on The View today. The illness comes shortly after Walters was taken to hospital after falling and cutting her head over the inauguration weekend. "We want to give you an update on Barbara," ABC News quotes Goldberg as saying. "You all know that she fell and cut her head ten days ago, and then was running a temperature, but it turns out it is all the result of a delayed childhood. "Barbara has the chickenpox. She'd never had it as a child. So now she's been told to rest, she's not allowed any visitors. And we're telling you, Barbara, no scratching." (more) »


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