The Boys over Flowers fever already hit the
SS501 leader and Boys Over Flowers star, Kim Hyun Joong, has been diagnosed with swine flu. The singer turned actor was in
to promote his hit drama series over the weekend, from 5 - 6th September. During the promotions, he had shown signs of a fever and a headache, which caused him to miss his activities on the 6th. Japan
A representative from DSP Media gave a formal statement saying, "Kim Hyun Joong was scheduled for a flight, at 12pm on the 7th of September, he had passed through immigration without any problems but later in the afternoon, due to a sudden change to his health, he was taken to the emergency room instead."
While in the ER, it was diagnosed that the star had swine flu, and the representative says that the star is being treated but has to remain under further observation for more tests, causing him to remain in
. Kim Hyun Joong's manager has been sent to the hospital to check on the matter and will inform the public with more details when available. It's not known whether his SS501 members and the other F4 cast were tested for symptoms of H1N1 upon arrival in Japan . Korea
For the fans out there, here is the DSP statement for Kim Hyun Joong’s condition.
Original in Korean: SS501 DSP
Translated into English: miyo @SgTripleS
Hello, This is DSP.
Last week 5~6 Sept, when attending Boys Over Flowers event at Pacifico Yokohama, SS501’s Leader, Kim Hyun Joong had some problems with his health.
On the 6th, he was suppose to attend Hanryu Fondue recording, but as he was down with slight fever, he did not attend. Kim Hyun Joong condition got better and was able to perform on stage on the very night as he had promised to the fans.
On the 7th, he was suppose to take the 12pm flight back to
when he was suddenly down with a high fever in the morning. He was sent to the hospital and was diagnosed with influenza (H1N1). Korea
Kim Hyun Joong is now is having treatment at one of the hospitals in
. The local doctor has given him tamiflu and his condition has turned better. From now onwards, he will need to take a good rest in order to recover. Japan
DSP Media related parties and manager are with him checking on this condition. Once his conditions become better, they have the intentions to bring him back to
Status of the upcoming activities are not confirmed.
*At the moment, was informed that Kim Hyun Joong’s condition has become better already.
There might be changes to current schedule which has been confirmed.
We will announce once more when we have rearranged the schedule.
So guys, worry no more, for sure doctors will take good care of “Ji Hoo”, and he will too for you (since he was became a doctor in BOF, right?...[^^,]).
Get well soon Kim Hyun Joong!