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Flu Kills Pensioners

According to the Chief of Infectious Diseases at the National University Hospital, Haraldur Briem, the severe strain of influenza that hit Iceland this winter has caused the death of many old age pensioners.

“The flu always causes a few deaths of older people, but this year there are more than ever before.”

Numbers are still unclear, but Briem highly recommends vaccinations.

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