Which People Are At The Risk To Have Swine Flu?

People who are more at risk from becoming seriously ill with swine flu are people with:

  • Long-term or chronic patients of heart disease.
  • Long-term or chronic patients kidney disease.
  • Long-term or chronic patients liver disease.
  • Long-term or chronic patient of lung disease, including people who have had drug treatment for their asthma within the past three years.
  • Long-term or chronic patients of neurological disease (neurological disorders include motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis).
  • Long-term or chronic patients of suppressed immune systems, whether caused by disease or treatment.
  • Diabetic patients.
  • Pregnant women.
  • Children under five.
  • People aged 65 or older.