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28th December 2017, 18:50

Hospital sees 500 cases of flu in the last week

Gibraltar is currently experiencing a surge in winter influenza and other flu-like illnesses with hundreds affected.

The Emergency Department at St Bernard's Hospital has seen around 500 cases from the 22ndDecember to today, with an increase in admission to wards.

Some Pharmacies are reporting the worst outbreak in recent years, with the elderly and those with heart problems at most risk.

The Spanish press is reporting that Andalacia currently has a higher rate of flu than the rest of Spain.