Zac Efron was rushed to hospital after suffering from a 'life or death medical emergency'
It has been revealed that Zac Efron was rushed to hospital after suffering from a 'life or death medical emergency', it has been reported.
In the days just before Christmas, the actor contracted some "form of typhoid or similar bacterial infection".
According to The Sunday Telegraph, Zac was flown from Papua New Guinea to Brisbane, Australia.
According to the publication, Dr Glenn McKay, who is the Director of Medical Rescue, would not confirm if patient was the Baywatch star, but confirmed his organisation "retrieved a US citizen in his 30s from PNG to Brisbane for medical attention in Australia".
Last month, Zac announced that he would be starring in, and producing, his own adventure series, which is what he was working on when he fell ill.
Called Killing Zac Efron, the show will focus on the actor venturing ‘deep into the jungles of a remote, dangerous island to carve his own name in expedition history’.
At the time he said of the challenge:
"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 adventure awaits!"
Zac was seen in photos posted on social media by Wewak tour guide Cyril Tara, who spoke about escorting the star around the island country.
We hope he gets well soon!