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Lee Jong Suk Hospitalized After Being Diagnosed With Swine Flu

February 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

Lee Jong Suk at a press conference for Hot Young Bloods in Seoul Millennium Hall on January 9 Credit: Song Hyo Jin/Dispatch Images

Lee Jong Suk at a press conference for Hot Young Bloods in Seoul Millennium Hall on January 9
Credit: Song Hyo Jin/Dispatch Images

Actor Lee Jong Suk has been hospitalized after contracting swine flu.

The 24-year-old star's agency Wellmade StarM disclosed the news last night. "Lee Jong Suk was admitted to hospital today [February 18] upon experiencing ill symptoms, and was diagnosed with swine flu," the statement reads.

A spokesperson added that the School 2013 idol first felt ill after completing a fan meeting in China but offered assurance saying that he is now back in Seoul and "resting".

The actor is scheduled to star in upcoming drama Doctor Stranger in April and is hoping not to take any time off from the filming schedule.

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Adds the rep: "We’ll have to see how he responds to the treatment, but if he gets sufficient rest he should probably be okay." Here's to a speedy recovery!

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