Press Release

Statement by The Department of Health and Children regarding Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 related death

The Department of Health and Children and the HSE wish to advise that a young adult female who is a patient of Tallaght Hospital died today 7th August 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.