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    Dancing's Melissa Rycroft Bounces Back From Swine Flu

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    Add Melissa Rycroft to the celebrity swine flu list.

    The former Bachelor babe and Dancing With the Stars finalist has confirmed to E! News that she is recovering from a bout with the swiftly spreading virus.

    "Like most people who become infected, I thought I had a mild case of the common flu, but when my symptoms exacerbated I immediately went to the hospital, where I was diagnosed with H1N1 and given the proper medications to cure the infection," the 26-year-old reality star said.

    Talk about your jitterbugs.

    Rycroft was prompted to seek medical attention after consulting the mother of her fiancé, Ty Strickland, who's a nurse.

    "I want to stress to people how easy it is to battle this flu when you take the proper steps such as seeking the care of a doctor," she added.

    The ex-Dallas Cowboys cheerleader joins a group of such high-profile H1N1 patients as Harry Potter's Rupert Grint, shock rocker Marilyn Manson, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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