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Sir Liam Donaldson says second wave of swine flu may be on its way

Publié par Clifford Armion le 18/09/2009

David Rose

"The number of cases of swine flu has doubled in parts of Britain, leading to fears that the second big wave may be on its way, the Chief Medical Officer said yesterday.

"An estimated 5,200 people in England went down with the virus last week, compared with about 3,000 the previous week after a lull in cases over the summer. Schoolchildren were mainly affected.

"The number of deaths linked to the virus also rose to reach 79 fatal cases in Britain and 143 people in England are being treated in hospital, 23 of whom are critically ill. Although experts have been predicting a resurgence of swine flu, Sir Liam Donaldson, the Chief Medical Officer, admitted yesterday that officials had hoped for a bit more breathing space before it started again."

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"Sir Liam Donaldson says second wave of swine flu may be on its way", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 22/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/sir-liam-donaldson-says-second-wave-of-swine-flu-may-be-on-its-way