Deaths from swine flu in UK rise, while cases fallBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4832 (Published 13 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4832
- Andrew Cole
The number of deaths in the United Kingdom from swine flu rose substantially in the past week, although the number of new cases fell by almost a quarter.
Speaking at the weekly press briefing on pandemic flu, England’s chief medical officer, Liam Donaldson, said that 28 people with swine flu died in the week to 9 November. The cumulative total of deaths across the UK is now 182: 124 in England, 33 in Scotland, 14 in Wales, and 11 in Northern Ireland. …