HSE warn flu season not over yet; 55 deaths so far

HSE warn flu season not over yet; 55 deaths so far

The HSE have warned that despite the onset of Spring, Ireland may still not have seen the peak of the flu season.

The HSE also revealed that 55 people have died from the flu so far this winter – the majority of these were over 65 years of age with fewer than ten beingchildren.

The HSE’s Dr John Cuddihy says flu will continue in the community for up to 10 weeks.

"The at risk groups should still avail of the flu vaccine. Healthcare workers, people over 65 and people with chronic illnesses particularly."

- Digital Desk

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