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It seems the deadly swine flu has taken a toll on even Bollywood stars. In recent news actress Sonam Kapoor was diagnosed with swine flu. The leggy lass tested positive for the H1N1 virus after she was admitted to Sterling Hospital, Rajkot.
Sonam is currently shooting in the city for her upcoming movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo with co-actor Salman Khan. She was rushed to the hospital on Friday morning with high fever. You can read more about the signs and symptoms of swine flu.
Once admitted, her blood samples were sent to for tests and came back positive for swine flu. As per a statement to Times Of India, Dr Chirag Matravadia, Head, Critical Care Unit at Sterling Hospital, She was admitted to (the) hospital with (a) complaint of viral fever and we sent her samples for various tests including swine flu. She has been tested swine flu positive. She is under observation in isolation ward at the hospital. Primarily it seems that she got infection from Mumbai as her trainer is also infected with swine flu and is under treatment in Mumbai. (Read: 15 precautions every Indian should take to prevent swine flu)
Incidentally, in Rajkot, the Commissioner Mohan Zha has imposed the section 144 of Indian Penal Code in the city, restricting large gatherings without permission.
So far, the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has recorded over 58 swine flu positive cases since January 1 and six people have died due to the disease.
While all this is fine, BollywoodLife.com has published a report saying that she was absolutely hail and hearty. She added that the lass was suffering from a respiratory infection due to which she was suffering from recurrent fever. Due to this complaint her doctors from Mumbai's Kokilaben hospital advised her to get a blood test and chest X-ray done to confirm the reason for her illness. Sonam's spokesperson added that the actress is back on the sets of Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo and is healthy. (Read: IMA guidelines to tackle swine flu (H1N1 influenza) in India)
So which one is it? Is she or isn't suffering from swine flu.
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