Tagged: seasonal flu

Further advice needed on vaccinating healthy children against flu

Further evidence is needed before the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) can make a recommendation to the Government on extending the seasonal flu vaccination programme – that is the conclusion from the latest meeting held last month. It … Read more → – Further advice needed on vaccinating healthy children against flu

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Don’t play Russian roulette with flu

Millions of people in at risk groups urged to get vaccinated from today People are playing Russian roulette with their lives every year by not protecting themselves against seasonal flu, the Chief Medical Officer has warned. In contrast, people routinely … Read more → – Don’t play Russian roulette with flu

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Professor John Oxford on flu

Professor John Oxford of Barts has said that there have been more cases of flu in Australia, which usually indicates that there could be a rise in cases in Europe. In response, a Department of Health spokesperson said: “There is … Read more → – Professor John Oxford on flu

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Nurses and midwives urged to get the seasonal flu vaccine

Hospital nurses and midwives are among the health workers least likely to have the seasonal flu jab, according to new Department of Health data published today. The latest seasonal flu vaccine uptake reports show, for the first time, those healthcare … Read more → – Nurses and midwives urged to get the seasonal flu vaccine

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