Rupert Grint
Rupert Grint

'Potter' star Rupert Grint has contracted the H1N1 Influenza virus

Published July 4, 2009 at 11:10 PM
by Lord Zimkel
from HPANA (via Adelaide Now)

Potter star Rupert Grint has been confirmed as having taken a few days off filming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows due to having contracted the H1N1 influenza virus, also known as the swine flu.

In a statement Grint's publicist said that it had been confirmed that the 20-year-old Potter star had contracted a mild case of the virus but that he has since recovered and is looking forward to attending the upcoming premieres for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince with his fellow cast members before returning to the set of Deathly Hallows once again for filming.

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