Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales: 2014/15 (BBC News / ONS)

Summary

Figures from the Office for National Statistics indicate that there were an estimated 43,900 excess deaths in England and Wales during the Winter of 2014/15. This was not a particularly cold Winter. Most of the excess Winter mortality involved people aged over 75, and the flu virus was a major factor.

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Reference

Mundasad, S. (2015). Winter deaths ‘highest since 1999’. London: BBC Health News, November 25th 2015.

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Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales – 2014/15 (Provisional) and 2013/14 (Final). London: Office for National Statistics, November 25th 2015.

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