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Dec 2018

Fall in take-up of flu jab urges push for patients to get vaccine before Christmas

Following a reduction in take-up of the flu jab on last year, Public Health England is urging the over 65s and pregnant women to get the vaccine this side of Christmas, before the virus usually starts to circulate. It has been suggested that the vaccine will prove to be more effective than in previous years…

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Sep 2018

‘Hundreds of lives’ could be saved by new enhanced flu jab

According to Public Health England, an enhanced flu jab for the elderly will be made available this winter, potentially saving hundreds of lives. Flu is proportionately far more dangerous amongst the elderly and the effectiveness of flu jabs declines as people age, being effective in only one in 10 in the over 65s last winter.…

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