Lindsay Lohan Reportedly Hospitalized With Rare Virus

by Meredith B. Kile 5:04 PM PST, January 21, 2015
Playing Lindsay Lohan Reportedly Hospitalized With Rare Virus

Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been treated in a London hospital for a rare mosquito-borne virus.

Lohan contracted chikungunya, a rare incurable virus that causes fever, joint pain and fatigue, while vacationing in Bora Bora over the holidays.

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She posted Instagram photos from her trip, seemingly in good spirits despite her illness.

"In good faith with good people." Lohan wrote. "I refuse to let a virus effect [sic] my peaceful vacation."

Lohan also thanked Oprah for her concerned call in another Instagram photo.

Still with chikungunya but feeling better on and off @patrickaufdenkamp @oprah thank you for your call #beherenow

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Lohan returned to Los Angeles after her vacation, reportedly to shoot her Esurance Super Bowl commercial, before traveling to London, where she was hospitalized with a high fever and joint pain.

Sources say Lohan has since been released from hospital care, but her joint pain could last up to several months.

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Lohan’s next work could be insurance ads, but back in September, she told Tina Fey about her plans for a Mean Girls sequel. See more in the video below.