WITH winter creeping up on us again many people will be considering getting their annual flu jab
over the coming weeks.
IF you're aged 65 or over, having a free NHS flu jab
every year is vital for protecting yourself from the risk of serious illness.
Each year the virus changes, so even if you had a flu jab
last year you will need one this year to protect you from this winter's virus.
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Yes, people can have mild flu-like symptoms for a day or two after the jab
com/poolecho Failure to get both jabs
leaves children vulnerable when outbreaks occur.
In Newcastle, 90% of children aged two to 15 received their first MMR jab
and 81% received their second.
Steven Michael, trust chief executive, chose to have a flu jab
and said: "In 2010/11 flu caused 602 deaths in England and nearly 9,000 patients were admitted to hospital, of which 2,200 were admitted to intensive care.
GET a flu jab
or it could kill you, is the stark message delivered by the director of public health at the launch of the winter vaccination campaign.
Those in vulnerable groups are entitled to free flu jabs
from their GP.
Practice nurse Sister Ann Icke said because of the large number of people eligible for flu jabs
, the practice arranged to give the flu jabs
at a more convenient location.
Prescott, who got the nickname Two Jags because of his love of upmarket cars, waded into the row, saying: "The local SNP are talking this area down, telling people they need jabs
to come here.