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Confirmed: Rupert Grint Recovering Just Fine from Mild Bout of Swine Flu

Posted by: sue
July 04, 2009, 06:05 PM

The BBC is reporting that actor Rupert Grint is on the road to recovery after suffering a "mild bout" of Swine Flu. His publicist told BBC that Rupert took a few days off from filming on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, but is back to work and will join the cast for the UK premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on Tuesday in London, England. "He has now recovered and is looking forward to joining his fellow cast members,"the report citing his rep and continued: "Grint's doctor had confirmed the 20-year-old actor had recovered and was no longer contagious or at risk of infecting others "Other scenes were shot in his absence which did not require his involvement and thus filming was not disrupted," she added.

We at TLC send our well wishes to Rupert, and hope you are feeling much better soon!

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271 Points

Feel Better Rupert

Posted by Amy Darlene on July 04, 2009, 10:10 PM report to moderator
2573 Points

Thank goodness for great medical attention! Glad your back to feeling well :) Don’t scare us like that again :)

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on July 04, 2009, 10:25 PM report to moderator
4208 Points

Swine flu is not fun. I had it three weeks ago, and was pretty sick with it. I hope Ron feels better soon.“Swine flu” is amisnomer, as the flu did not originate in pigs, but in people. it’s correst name is H1N1 virus.

Posted by Fresca ROAR on July 04, 2009, 10:27 PM report to moderator
1242 Points

My current roommate had H1N1 in late April (before we met) and she said it took about 10 days to recover. Good that Rupert can persevere!

Posted by Lucia Meadows on July 04, 2009, 11:15 PM report to moderator
165 Points

Glad he’s better and back to work. Check out his non-Potter films if you haven’t seen them yet. I liked them.

Posted by biiigbob on July 04, 2009, 11:30 PM report to moderator

Wow everyone seems to be getting H1N1. My best friend just had it! Hope Rupert is back on his feet soon!

Posted by hotcrookshanks95 on July 04, 2009, 11:58 PM report to moderator
8256 Points

I am so glad that he is feeling better. Best wishes Rupert!!!

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on July 05, 2009, 12:54 AM report to moderator
194 Points

Hope you feel better Rupert :)♥

Posted by Gryffindorxlove [ROAR!] on July 05, 2009, 01:15 AM report to moderator
459 Points

Get well soon Rup!

Posted by Wingardium on July 05, 2009, 01:21 AM report to moderator
127 Points

i thoguht swine flu was fatal glad he not diyng

Posted by hallowman on July 05, 2009, 01:28 AM report to moderator
892 Points

Oh noes Rupert has been licking Pigs. :( hehehe
Hope he gets fighting fit soon.

Posted by Kara000 ~ROAR~ on July 05, 2009, 02:14 AM report to moderator
3124 Points

Poor Rupert! Thank goodness he’s fine.

Posted by Daniela [WBM] on July 05, 2009, 02:33 AM report to moderator
1930 Points

Oh thank God! I hope he feels better :)

Posted by felixfelicis11 on July 05, 2009, 03:29 AM report to moderator
171 Points

I hope Emma Watson doesn’t get it though! Didn’t they just film the kissing scene?!

Posted by eagleblue on July 05, 2009, 04:15 AM report to moderator
93 Points

I’m glad he’s getting better :] and that they didn’t have to stop filming because of his absence.

Posted by Untitled on July 05, 2009, 04:41 AM report to moderator
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