Deaths from internet dating
Miss Whiteley passed away at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester surrounded by her loved-ones - including her twin sister Megan - on January 27., 12, died from flu, his heartbroken parents revealed.
The schoolboy, from Stoke-on-Trent, passed away after developing sepsis, triggered by a a strain of influenza B he was fighting, on January 20.
Speaking about his 'inspirational' mother's ordeal for the first time, he told Mirror Online: 'She said, "cancer won't kill me" - and she was right.
, 95, from Chichester, lost his battle to the bug on January 4.
Miss Walker, of Applecross, Scotland, was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness but died later on January 5. Her mother Heather Teale wrote on Facebook: 'My beautiful Daughter Bethany Walker was taken from me.
Miss Walker wanted to study midwifery and was due to head for Aberdeen University later this year., 56, who defied her death sentence and beat terminal cancer three times died from 'Aussie flu'.
Ms Coombs, from Hailsham, East Sussex, eventually succumbed to pneumonia and passed away in hospital shortly after Christmas.
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.
Only people who received the ‘four strain’ vaccine - which is being slowly rolled out after it was introduced for the first time last winter - are protected against the Yamagata strain.
Those who received the normal ‘three strain’ vaccine are not protected.
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.