A woman who claims she was trafficked by disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein has left a Cairns hospital after being tested for coronavirus.
Virginia Roberts-Giuffre posted a picture from her hospital bed, wearing a mask.
Her almost 40,000 followers flooded the post with messages of strength and support, wishing her a speedy recovery.
The 36-year-old Cairns local revealed she was eager to leave and return home.
“I just hate hospitals, have had quite a few bad experiences in my time,” she said.
Ms Giuffre has since left the hospital.
Mrs Giuffre laimed Epstein – who died in a US prison in August last year – forced her to have sex with Prince Andrew in 2001 when she was 17 years old.
The Prince has denied the claims and stepped back from royal duties after the Epstein scandal caused disruptions in the Royal Family.
“The doctors, nurses and frontline staff at Cairns Hospital are working extremely hard ensuring every single patient is treated with dignity, respect and kindness,” the hospital said in a statement.
“They’re casting aside fear during this Coronavirus outbreak, instead working longer shifts to protect us all, often in stressful circumstances.
“They should be applauded and respected for the courageous work they do.”
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