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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# H1N1

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HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus
The virus is also known as Swine Flu, and can be particularly harmful to young people and pregnant women.
Second death on island of Ireland from swine flu in a week
This follows the death of a child in Dublin last week.
"Swine Flu is now a seasonal virus" - HSE moves to dampen fears over H1N1 after child's death
The health executive has offered its condolences to the family of the child who died yesterday from the flu strain.
Child dies in Dublin hospital from case of swine flu
The HSE confirmed the death this evening.
Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital
The HSE has said that H1N1 is now considered a “seasonal flu virus”.
One swine flu case confirmed at CUH, visitor restrictions imposed
One ward has been closed off at the facility as doctors await the results of tests on seven patients with flu-like symptoms.
Boy from Northern Ireland diagnosed with swine flu
The child, who became ill at the weekend, has been transferred to a hospital in Glasgow.
Canada confirms first death from bird flu in North America
Health officials have stressed that the risk to the population is extremely low.
Two die from swine flu in China
A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.
HSE says flu rates have peaked
Over 749 people hospitalised with flu this season and 6 more flu-related deaths last week, according to the latest HSE figures.
Number of swine flu deaths in Northern Ireland reaches 21
Of the 21 people to die from the H1N1 virus since November, 18 are confirmed to have had underlying health problems.
Suffering swine flu could leave you with 'super-immunity', researchers say
Feeling cold, sweaty, miserable, exhausted and aching? Cheer up. Successfully battling a bout of the swine flu could leave you with a supercharged immune system.
Swine flu: 7 things you should know
The HSE is stocking up on flu vaccines to tackle the virus which accounted for 98% of last year’s flu cases.