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Texans Battling Opponents, Virus

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Last week, the Texans had the first confirmed case of swine flu in the NFL. Rookie tight end Anthony Hill, a fourth-round pick, became so ill on Wednesday that he was taken to the hospital. The original diagnosis was viral pneumonia.

After Hill underwent more tests, the doctors diagnosed him with swine flu. He spent two nights in the hospital, was treated with anti-viral medicine used to treat the traditional flu virus, and he was released. Hill said Monday he felt good enough to return. The doctors told him if he goes 49 hours without a fever, they'll clear him to return. Coach Gary Kubiak said the Texans were... Recommended Stories

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