The 34-year-old tested positive for the virus on Sept. 2, soon after scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Cagliari.
Giroud, who turns 35 next month, misses out despite sitting just five goals away from equalling Thierry Henry's all-time record tally of 51 for Les Bleus
Chelsea’s youngsters should look up to Olivier Giroud as a shining example of professionalism, manager Frank Lampard said.
Giroud became France’s second top scorer when he netted a double to take his international tally to 42 goals as the world champions crushed Ukraine 7-1.
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema has mocked France striker Olivier Giroud by likening himself to a Formula One car and Giroud a go-kart.
Giroud joined Chelsea this January from their local rivals, Arsenal, and established himself as their first choice striker.
Giroud, 31, has been playing in England since 2012 when Arsenal signed him from Montpellier.
Olivier Giroud was ruled out from the match between Arsenal and Liverpool on Friday because he was injured.
Olivier Giroud rescued Arsenal with a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw at St Mary's on Sunday after Southampton had looked like holding on for all three points.
Hleb joined Arsenal in 2005 from German club, Stuttgart, and since then he became a regular player in Arsene Wenger’s plans before leaving to Barcelona in 2008.
Ten players, including a woman, are competing for Puskás award for the 2017 Best Goal of the Year.