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# h1n1 - Friday 4 January, 2019

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.

# h1n1 - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Second death on island of Ireland from swine flu in a week

This follows the death of a child in Dublin last week.

# h1n1 - Friday 5 February, 2016

"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.

# h1n1 - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Child dies in Dublin hospital from case of swine flu

The HSE confirmed the death this evening.

# h1n1 - Friday 29 January, 2016

Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital

The HSE has said that H1N1 is now considered a “seasonal flu virus”.

# h1n1 - Thursday 20 February, 2014

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.

# h1n1 - Friday 24 January, 2014

Boy from Northern Ireland diagnosed with swine flu

The child, who became ill at the weekend, has been transferred to a hospital in Glasgow.

# h1n1 - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Canada confirms first death from bird flu in North America

Health officials have stressed that the risk to the population is extremely low.

# h1n1 - Monday 7 January, 2013

Two die from swine flu in China

A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.

# h1n1 - Thursday 27 January, 2011

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.

# h1n1 - Thursday 20 January, 2011

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.

# h1n1 - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

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.

# h1n1 - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

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.