Grint, who plays Harry’s pal Ron Weasley, was forced to take a break from filming the latest instalment about the young wizard when he was hit by the bug.

His publicist said today: “It has just been confirmed that Rupert Grint has taken a few days out of filming due to a mild bout of swine flu.”
…Rupert had recovered and was no longer contagious or at risk of infecting others.


•  Australian Swine Flu Cases Rise (Link)
•  Queensland records surge in swine flu cases (Link)
•  Australian swimmer contracts swine flu (Link)

•  Unready for the next wave  (Link)
•  Canada reports four more swine flu deaths  (Link)

•  Egypt reports 2 more cases of A/H1N1 (Link)

•  New swine flu case takes India’s tally to 129 (Link)
•  Seven more persons with symptoms of fever quarantined (Link)
•  City hospitals geared up to treat swine flu patients (Link)

•  Indonesia records 12 new A/H1N1 cases  (Link)
•  One Resident of the Nunang Channel Village Infected [suspected H5N1 case] (Link)

•  Vaccine to be available nationally (Link)

•  Osaka fails to report swine flu mutation  (Link)

•  New flu cases feared in Garissa, Kenya (Link)

•  Macedonia confirms first two cases of H1N1 flu virus (Link)

•  Baby in hospital as tally rises to 16 (Link)

New Zealand
•  Three deaths linked to swine flu in New Zealand  (Link) and (Link)

•  Norway to vaccinate all their population (Link)

•  50% of flu victims in their teens, pre-teens (Link)
•  RP overtakes Japan, Argentina in flu cases (Link)

•  Afraid of H1N1 no longer (Link)

South Africa
•  8th case in Gauteng  (Link)

South Korea
•   S. Korea’s reported H1N1 flu cases top 250  (Link)
•  Elementary school closed on flu concerns  (Link)

•  Syria identifies first swine flu case (Link and link)

•  Seventh H1N1 death reported (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Forty people a day could die from swine flu by next month  (Link)
•  Britain reports 4th swine flu death, India still a safe haven (Link and link)

United States
•  Ohio Confirms First H1N1 Influenza Death (Link)

General News
•  Arab News Editorial: Spread of swine flu  (Link)
•  Revealed: How pandemic swine flu kills (Link)
•  Pathogenicity and transmissibility of pandemic influenza A(H1N1) (Link)
•  Swine flu pandemic, spreading in Southern Hemisphere, Europe (Link)
•  Four more flu A/H1N1 deaths reported in Asia-Pacific region (Link)
•  Tamiflu resistant H1N1 from Hong Kong more worrying than earlier findings (Link)