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Two more swine flu deaths are reported in Northern Ireland

Two more swine flu deaths are reported in Northern Ireland

Two more deaths linked to swine flu have been reported in Northern Ireland.

This brings to 26 the number of deaths which have occurred in hospitals across the province.

However, health officials are stressing that the number of new flu cases being detected has fallen.

According to the Public Health Agency only 9 new cases were confirmed in the period between January 22–28.

The PHA has said if the current trend continues then the peak of this year’s flu season will have passed.

People in at-risk groups are still be advised to get the flu vaccine. 

For more information on dealing with flu click here.


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