Frightening moment for reporter on live TV: 'I'm not feeling well'

See what happens when a TV reporter starts slurring her words and wobbling during a live news cross.

A TV reporter suffered a 'medical emergency' during a live TV broadcast, looking faint and stuttering her words before the segment was abruptly cut short as she stumbled towards the camera.

Jessica Robb was reporting on-location for a Canadian news channel, CTV Edmonton, on Sunday night and spoke coherently when she was initially introduced before things took a turn for the worse.

After starting the report, Robb appeared stuck and gulped before attempting to proceed in a professional manner. Several seconds later the reporter appeared unstable on her feet and admitted: ‘Sorry Erin, I’m not feeling very well right now’.

Jessica Robb, right, appears unsteady and unwell in the CTV Edmonton cross with news host Erin Isfeld.
Jessica Robb suddenly appeared distressed and suffered a 'medical emergency' during her live cross. Source: CTV

The video quickly switched back to the news anchor Erin Isfeld who assured the audience that Robb was not alone at the location and would be supported, before swiftly changing topic. Many worried viewers reached out to the broadcast company and took to social media to express their concern for the young reporter. CTV Edmonton later told viewers via Twitter "Jessica Robb is feeling better and is now resting".

‘Oh man, that is pretty scary, hope she will be OK’, wrote one twitter user.

‘Wow. She put up a hell of a fight to keep her composure’, praised another.

Tweet frenzy after Covid vaccines are blamed

Despite the frightening moment being cause for concern, the video quickly gained traction on social media when several anti-vaccination accounts reposted the video and insinuated that the incident occurred because Robb is COVID-19 vaccinated.

DiedSuddenly, a covid conspiracy documentary, shared the video on their official Twitter account and labelled the scene as ‘disturbing’ and mentioned Robb had been vaccinated three times, referring to a Facebook post she shared in April 2022.

The video was also posted by Now The End Begins, a Christian-led group who have openly shared their disbelief in Covid, saying: ‘This is sickening. They are collapsing before our eyes’.

The onslaught of anti-vaccination tweets forced Robb to make a statement mere hours after the 'very personal and vulnerable moment' unfolded.

Robb's social media accounts have been switched to private mode, however, CTV Edmonton posted a tweet on the reporter's behalf.

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