Press Release

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Update – August 17, 2009

The HSE wishes to advise that a person, who was earlier diagnosed with Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 , died this evening (August 17th) in the Eastern Region. The family has requested that no details should be released in relation to the deceased and the HSE and DOHC intends to respect their wishes.

The Health Service Executive, Ms. Mary Harney TD, Minister for Health and Children and the Department offer their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased