Flu deaths soar by 77% in a week, figures show

A mother has today revealed her heartache after her 18-year-old daughter died from one of the deadly flu bugs currently sweeping the UK.Bethany Walker, of Applecross in Northern Scotland, passed away from pneumonia, believed to have been triggered by the virus, last week.Her devastated mother, Heather Teale, posted an emotional reaction on Facebook to say she was 'broken' and the 'bottom has fallen out of my world'. Tributes have flooded in for the popular teenager on social media. Miss Walke...