Deaths from internet dating

The Office for National Statistics report showed a similar trend in deaths was seen in all nine regions of England and Wales itself.It read: 'Circulating influenza is likely to be a contributing factor in the high number of deaths registered in January 2018.'Some 10,011 deaths were recorded in the South East, followed by 8,625 in the North West and 7,110 in the East of England.

Ms Coombs, from Hailsham, East Sussex, eventually succumbed to pneumonia and passed away in hospital shortly after Christmas.

Her grieving son, Anthony Butler, 30, believes the deadly H3N2 strain of influenza A, dubbed 'Aussie flu' was responsible for his mother's eventual death.

Tributes flooded in for the keen footballer, with family and friends describing him as an 'amazing' and 'cheeky' young boy who will be 'greatly missed'.

Dylan's mother Sarah announced his death in a poignant Facebook post, revealing he had 'really suffered' before his eventual death., 18, died after taking ill at home - initially from flu symptoms which later developed into pneumonia.

- Dubbed ‘Aussie flu’ after it struck Australia hard last winter, this strain is more likely to affect the elderly, who do not respond well to the current vaccine.

This is one of the most common strains seen so far this winter, with at least 63 confirmed cases seen in official laboratories.- This strain – known as ‘swine flu’ - is generally more likely to hit children, who respond well to vaccination.

The engineering student, from Hanford, Staffordshire, could barely walk when she was admitted to hospital.

She was placed in an induced coma but did not recover, her heartbroken twin sister revealed.

The flu season in the UK and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere tends to mirror what has happened in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere.

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