Walters hopes to return to ‘The View’ in 3 weeks

NEW YORK – Barbara Walters isn’t “scratching too much” from chickenpox, but she says she won’t be back at “The View” for three more weeks.

Walters phoned into the ABC talk show Wednesday. Calling from her home, she reported that she’s weak but not in any pain.

She was hospitalized on Jan. 19 after fainting and cutting her head at a party in Washington.