South West Wales

Flu closes Morriston hospital critical ward in Swansea

Flu has temporarily closed a ward treating critically ill heart and lung surgery patients at a Swansea hospital.

The Cyril Evans cardiothoracic surgery ward at Morriston Hospital has one confirmed case of flu and three other patients with symptoms.

Non-urgent surgery has been postponed to try and prevent the virus spreading.

At-risk patients and healthcare staff are advised to have a flu jab urgently.

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