Influenza (2008-09)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 10th February 2009.

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Photo of Dawn Primarolo Dawn Primarolo Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) 2:30 pm, 10th February 2009

I do not know the exact details that the hon. Gentleman mentions, and I shall certainly examine the situation in his area specifically. The peak rate this year was a quarter of the level experienced in 1999-2000, which was the last severe flu season. The connection that he suggests between flu and early death is not showing up in the statistics at the moment, but I shall certainly give his points closer consideration and write to him.

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