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12th person dies of swine flu in Ireland

12th person dies of swine flu in Ireland

Another person has fallen victim to this year’s outbreak of swine flu, brining the death toll from the virus 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