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SS501 Kim HyunJoong returned back to Korea at Gimpo Airport on 16-Sep at 2.25pm. Having recovered from H1N1 influenza, he was discharged from hospital on 15-Sep and came to show himself in front of his fans on 16-Sep.
Kim HyunJoong arrived at Gimpo airport on 16-Sep at 2.25pm on flight OZ1015, he appeared with a light blue mask and black cap. Kim HyunJoong looks a little thinner and his face is pale, he talked about his current condition to the fans.
Kim HyunJoong said “Thank you to many of you who came here. I will become healthy again soon, so as not to let many of you worry, I will show it through my activities.” Kim HyunJoong has recovered from H1N1 influenza, but is still having slight fever resulted from the accompanying sore throat. During the short interview on this day, he is unable to raise his voice to talk. He seems to be haggard and still not completely recovered yet.
After a short interview on his arrival, Kim HyunJoong was escorted out of the airport by 4 managers. Even DSP Entertainment CEO Lee HoYeon came to the airport for Kim HyunJoong’s arrival. The company took extra precautions to take care of Kim HyunJoong’s safety.
Gimpo airport considered and suggested for Kim HyunJoong to use the secret passage instead of the main door out, however Kim HyunJoong said “I have to go and greet the fans who are waiting” showing strong will to use the normal passage way on his arrival. There are about 300 fans at the airport on this day, waiting for about 1 hour prior to his arrival. There are huge banners hung in the arrival hall, wishing for Kim HyunJoong’s good health. Kim HyunJoong’s parents who went over to Japan to look after him, returned first on 15-Sep after he was discharged.
SS501 which Kim HyunJoong belongs to, will be releasing their official album end of this month, all activities are put on halt for the time being so that he is able to rest.
Kim HyunJoong attended to KBS drama ‘Boys Over Flowers’ promotional event in Yokohama Japan on 5~6 Sep, and developed high fever which later confirmed to be H1N1 influenza and had to be admitted to hospital to receive treatment. One member from SS501’s dance team was also diagnosed with H1N1 influenza on 10-Sep.