Monday 19 February 2018

New Swine flu death confirmed bringing total to 12

Photo: PA
Photo: PA
Eilish O'Regan

Eilish O'Regan

Another patient has died from swine flu bringing the death toll from the virus so far this winter to twelve.

However, the good news is that the flu season has peaked with signs that it is slowly waning.

There have been 16 confirmed deaths from flu this winter, mostly from swine flu and the B strain of the illness.

GPs continue to see a lot of influenza—type illness particularly among young children

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