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13% fall in new swine flu cases

27th November 2009

The estimated number of swine flu infections in England fell by 13%, despite a slight increase in GP consultations for the illness.

Weekly surveillance report figures from the Health Protection Agency reveal that the consultation rate for flu-like illness in England from rose to 39.2 per 100,000 of the population in week to Thursday 26 November, compared to 35.9 the previous week. The highest consultation rates were seen in the under fives, the group next in line to receive the swine flu vaccine.


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