Zac Efron Contracts Fatal Virus Shooting In Papua New Guinea; Airlifted On A 'Life Or Death' Emergency Plane

While shooting in the unexplored territories for his upcoming docu-series titled Killing Zac Efron, actor Zac Efron was reported to have contracted severe bacterial infection, leading to near death experience. While shooting for the series in Papua New Guinea he was flown to Brisbane, Australia for the treatment few days before Christmas; the actor had developed symptoms closer to typhoid

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Zac Efron Contracts Fatal Virus Shooting In Papua New Guinea; Airlifted On A 'Life Or Death' Emergency Plane
Fans of star Zac Efron were worried, after the news of the actor taking severely ill had hit the internet; the actor was reported to be having a near death experience as per The Sunday Telegraph.  The actor while shooting for a documentary in Papua New Guinea was reported to have contracted with some severe form of infection. The Disney star showed symptoms of some form of typhoid or some similar form of bacterial infection that left him ill.

This happened just few days before Christmas; post he developed this severe infection he was rushed to Australia for treatment in Brisbane. The reports further stated of a team of doctors deployed on the flight which flew the actor to the hospital. He was admitted to St Andrews War Memorial Hospital. The actor was kept under observation for several days before he was given an all clearance from the said hospital. Later he flew back to the States for the holiday season. ALSO READ: Movie Review: Baywatch, Sorry But This Bay Is Absolutely Not Worth A Watch


As per reports in The Hollywood Reporter, the actor contracted his severe infection when he was shooting in the eastern zone of the world for the docu series titled, Killing Zac Efron.

In the above mentioned series, the actor will be seen exploring the unseen and unexplored territories on the globe, where nature plays its own game, possibly not sparring human intervention. ALSO READ: Priyanka Chopra Gets Awkward When Asked, “Who Has A Bigger D**k - Rock Or Zac Efron?”


In a statement, the actor was heard saying, “I tend to thrive under extreme circumstances and seek out opportunities that challenge me on every level. I am excited to explore any uncharted territory and discover what unexpected adventures await.”

We wish the actor a speedy recovery and hope he steps into 2020 with full zeal.


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