Thursday 22 February 2018

Taking care to avoid the flu

WHILE being a cause for some natural concern, today's report that the number of people who have died here after contracting swine flu is relatively high among European countries, should not be taken out of context.

A table compiled by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control places us 12th among 29 countries surveyed.

We have had 22 deaths, while the Netherlands, with a population four times larger than ours has had 52.

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