Second swine flu case worrying but authorities appear ready

Following the announcement of another confirmed case of swine flu in Northern Ireland, Alliance Health Spokesperson Kieran McCarthy MLA has said that it is of serious concern but said that authorities appear well prepared to deal with the issue.

Kieran McCarthy MLA said: “The news of this second case in Northern Ireland is obviously a serious concern but people should not be too worried because the authorities appear well equipped to deal with the issue.

“This condition appears to have been passed on to this person outside Northern Ireland and swift action has been taken to try and prevent it from spreading.

“The announcement of this second case in Northern Ireland shows that it is essential that the authorities maintain their strong strategy against swine flu to both assure and protect the public.”


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