Ten deaths from influenza confirmed so far this season in Ireland

Saturday 22 February 2014 23.02
10 deaths from influenza confirmed so far this season
10 deaths from influenza confirmed so far this season

The number of deaths association with influenza has increased to 10 so far this season in Ireland.

Figures provided by the HSE's Health Protection Surveillance Centre gave a breakdown of the ages of those who died from flu.

One person was between 0-4 years, another was between 5-14 years, one was aged between 15-64, while seven of the deaths were people aged over 65.

The predominant viruses are A(H3) and A(H1)pdm09 - each of which are responsible for four deaths.

Keywords: hse