MSNBC anchor Yasmin Vossoughian told viewers why she was away from the studio for several weeks.
The 44-year-old weekend host described a health scare that hospitalized her multiple times.
Vossoughian revealed that she developed pericarditis and myocarditis.
She said the cause of her ailments was a “literal common cold.”
“I know from my Twitter feed that many of you have wondered why I have been off the air for a little while. Well, I’ve been dealing with a little bit of a health scare,” Vossoughian said.
“On December 20th, I began to feel chest pains and they waxed and waned over a period of 10 days. I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it, but as they continued to get worse I started to think something was actually wrong.”
“It was December 30th when I finally went to an urgent care and was told I have reflux. I didn’t really buy it, but I was relieved it…