Child dies of H1N1 virus after transfer to ICU

Median age of 24 for 344 hospitalised cases of flu this winter

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A child from the West of Ireland died in a Dublin hospital, the HSE has confirmed.

The child became ill and was transferred to the intensive care unit of Our Lady's Hospital in Crumlin where the five-year-old later died.

The virus involved is the The Health Service Executive has confirmed that a child has died from influenza at a Dublin hospital in the last week.

The virus involved is the H1N1 virus which ...