Surge of intensive care admissions am...

Surge of intensive care admissions amid huge increase in flu cases

Public Health England said there had also been a 78% increase in the GP consultation rate with flu-like illness, and a 50% increase in the rate of hospital admissions for flu cases in the first week of the year. The main strains circulating continue to be flu A , known as Aussie flu, A , known as swine flu, and Flu B. Outbreaks of flu can easily occur in hospitals and care homes.

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