Mercy University Hospital confirms swine flu case

Thursday 27 February 2014 22.52
Visiting is restricted at Mercy University Hospital
Visiting is restricted at Mercy University Hospital

A second Cork hospital has confirmed a case of the H1N1 flu virus.

Mercy University Hospital has diagnosed one case of swine flu seven days after Cork University Hospital also confirmed a case.

The hospital has introduced visiting restrictions in order to minimise the risk of the infection spreading - with children being prohibited from visiting patients.

Keywords: swine flu