After news anchor suffers stroke on live TV, how to spot the signs of a stroke and what to do to help

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Julie Chin began suffering the beginnings of a stroke while anchoring the morning news for KJRH-TV over the weekend. “I’m sorry, something is going on with me this morning,” Chin told her viewers.

A news anchor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is on the road to recovery after suffering a stroke live on television over the weekend.

Julie Chin began suffering the beginnings of a stroke as she reported on NASA’s since-canceled Artemis I launch during the morning news for KJRH-TV. She became visibly confused and began repeating words, later saying she first lost vision in one eye before her hand and arm went numb.

She then was unable to speak the words she could see on the teleprompter before her.

“I’m sorry, something is going on with me this morning,” Chin told her viewers before a handing over the sow to a meteorologist for a weather update.

Chin’s symptoms came out of nowhere, but her quick-thinking colleagues immediately recognized something was wrong and called 911.

She was hospitalized for several days. Tests at the hospital showed she suffered the beginning of a stroke.

“I’m so glad to tell you I’m OK,” Chin posted on Facebook. “The past few days are still a little bit of a mystery, but my doctors believe I had the beginnings of a stroke live on the air Saturday morning. Some of you witnessed it firsthand, and I’m so sorry that happened.”

Strokes are the No. 5 leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Stroke Association. They occur when a blood vessel carrying oxygen to the brain is either blocked or bursts.

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