Coventry & Warwickshire

Swine flu death at Coventry Hospital

A patient in Coventry has died after contracting swine flu.

The University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire said the man died on Christmas Day.

A spokesman said he had an underlying condition which was known to increase the likelihood of having a severe response to swine flu.

NHS West Midlands said there were 88 patients with flu or suspected flu in critical care in hospitals in the region.

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