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Plymouth flu jab campaign launches

Authored by Mary

People in Plymouth who are eligible are being urged to have their flu jabs, as figures reveal that last winter four in every ten flu outbreaks in England were linked to schools.

Residents aged 65 and over, pregnant women, people with long term health conditions and children aged 2, 3, and 4, and children in school years 1, 2 and 3, are among the groups being encouraged to get...

Local pharmacies help fight flu in Devon

Authored by Mary

NHS doctors are urging people across Devon to get vaccinated against flu at their local pharmacy, under a new scheme introduced this winter.

After the mildest winter on record, experts are warning that the flu season has now started with increasing numbers of flu like illnesses presenting to GPs, With colder weather expected across the South West from next week the advice is to get the...

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