Press Release

Statement by the Department of Health and Children and the Health Service Executive regarding Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 related death

It is with regret that the Department of Health and Children and the HSE wish to advise that a youth died in the east of the country from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 (Swine Flu). The patient had an underlying medical condition. No further details will be made available by either the Department of Health & Children or the HSE.

Mary Harney TD, Minister for Health and Children, the Department of Health & Children and the Health Service Executive offer their sympathy to the family and friends of the patient.