Sonam Kapoor responds to new flu strain with ‘pandemic potential’: ‘Had a version of swine flu, wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy’


Actor Sonam Kapoor, who contracted a version of the swine flu in 2015, has reacted to information of a new strain of the flu having been found in China. Sonam took to her Instagram tales and wrote that she needs this growth isn’t true.

“I’ve had a version of the swine flu…I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy. It’s one of the most difficult things I’ve gone through. I hope this isn’t true,” she wrote, attaching a BBC information story.

The new sort of swine is claimed to have pandemic potential, in accordance to researchers. The new virus is a descendent of the 2009 virus that brought on the H1N1 pandemic, and has “all the essential hallmarks of a candidate pandemic virus,” in accordance to a examine, printed within the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The report mentioned it is just not a right away drawback, however has “all the hallmarks” of being extremely tailored to infect people.

Sonam contracted the virus in 2015. She was about to start the shoot of Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo in Gujarat, when she complained of gentle fever, cough and chilly. She was airlifted to Mumbai. “Sonam Kapoor, who was being treated at the Sterling hospital for swine flu infection has been taken to Mumbai today by an air-ambulance,” the hospital’s medical director had instructed PTI. She reportedly contracted the illness from her coach.

Also learn: Sonam Kapoor lashes out at folks harassing Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘girlfriend, ex-girlfriend’

The actor in latest weeks has been on the receiving finish of trolling, following her feedback on the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Sonam shared screengrabs of the abuse she has been receiving on social media, and enforced restrictions on her accessibility on Instagram.

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