The flu jab saves lives. This is a fact worth spreading | Frances Ryan

A bout of flu left me unable to move and on a ventilator for months. Getting more people vaccinated is vital

With winter approaching, we’re getting into the flu season – and right on cue, NHS England has announced that every primary school child in England is to be offered vaccination against it. This year’s vaccination campaign will be the biggest ever, with 25 million people being offered free vaccines, including 600,000 schoolchildren aged between 10 and 11.

Children, who are given the delightful term “super-spreaders”, are particularly liable to infect others, so all of them aged between two and 11 will be offered the nasal spray vaccine in the coming weeks.

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Source: The Guardian
The flu jab saves lives. This is a fact worth spreading | Frances Ryan