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Four more are killed by swine flu

A further four people have died across the West Midlands as a result of swine flu, health bosses have said.

The latest figures mean the total number of people who have died after testing positively for swine flu in the region is 31.

The number of people seeing GPs for flu and flu-like illnesses rose slightly to 62.2 per 100,000 in the population from 61 last week.

There was a slight drop in the number of admissions to critical care units.

The number of people with swine flu admitted to hospital in the region was 207, compared to 216 the week before, NHS West Midlands said.



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