12 year old child dies of swine flu in Skopje

12 year old child dies of swine flu in Skopje

Skopje, January 29, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

A 12 year old child from Skopje has died today as a result of the virus known as swine flu.

The case was confirmed today from the Clinic for Contagious Illnesses in Skopje, which said that the patient was a girl and in the recent days, it was admitted in the clinic with respiratory problems and high fever. This is the first victim of swine flu this year and her identity has not yet been revealed.

Ministry of Health said that last year, over 30 thousand people were vaccinated against the flu, including the so called swine flu./ibna/