Sonam Kapoor Says “Had a version of swine flu, I hope this isn’t true”, Responding To New Flu Strained With ‘pandemic potential’

Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is an Indian film actress. Sonam, the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor, married to the businessman, Anand Ahuja, began her career as an assistant director on filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2005 drama Black. She later made her acting debut in Bhansali’s romantic drama Saawariya (2007), a box office flop, and had her first commercial success with the romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys (2010).

2015: Sonam’s ‘flu’ year

Actress Sonam Kapoor, who was admitted to a hospital for the treatment of Swine flu, was showing improvement in her health.

The 29-year-old actress, who is said to have contracted Swine flu here, tested positive for the virus in Rajkot, where she was shooting for her upcoming Salman Khan starred Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.

She was then taken to Mumbai, where she was undergoing treatment.

“Sonam has been detected with swine flu but it is under control. She has been shifted to a hospital in Mumbai and she is showing signs of a speedy recovery. Hopefully, she should be back at work soon. We thank all her fans and industry alike for their love and support,” was a statement from her assistant.
Director Sooraj Barjatya and actress Swara Bhaskar were spotted wearing masks on the set of the movie.

The new kind of virus

The new type of swine is said to have pandemic potential, according to researchers. The new virus is a descendent of the 2009 virus that caused the H1N1 pandemic, and has “all the essential hallmarks of a candidate pandemic virus,” according to a study, published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The report said it is not an immediate problem but has “all the hallmarks” of being highly adapted to infect humans.

Sonam’s reaction

Actress Sonam Kapoor, who diminished a version of the swine flu in 2015, has reacted to news of a new strain of the flu having been discovered in China. Sonam took to her Instagram stories and wrote that she wishes this development isn’t true.


She posted this in her Instagram story attaching a BBC news story.

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