That is why a new jab
is needed each year, based on an "estimate" from top doctors predicting what strain the virus will be.
In offering the service, Superdrug hopes to ease pressure on GP surgeries by providing convenient places to get the jab
- available as a walk-in or by pre-booking.
Director of Public Health Dr Adrian Phillips is urging more pregnant women across the city to book a free jab
at the earliest opportunity.
This year, in a bid to boost take-up of the jab
, you can get it in pharmacies across England and Wales, including over 1,900 Boots pharmacies- many of which are open seven days a week.
Under this new agreement, JAB
Broadband's network will have access to the full range of Cambium Networks' products: ePMP(TM), PTP 450 and PTP 650, in addition to PTP 820 and PMP 450.
Pregnant women and residents of all ages with a health condition and everyone aged 65 and over can get a free flu jab
Dr Tom Porter, consultant in Public Health Medicine for the health board, said: "Many people under 65 are eligible for a free flu jab
but are not aware.
Coun Alison Gingell, the council's cabinet member for health, said: "Getting a free flu jab
is quick and effective.
I have also had flu (when I missed out on a jab
one year) and I felt very much worse.
In Gateshead, 91% of children aged two to 15 received their first MMR jab
and just 76% received their second.
Dr Tricia Cresswell, deputy medical director at NHS North East said: "We are extremely concerned that enough people aren't coming forward to have the flu jab
Frontline NHS staff, those aged 64-plus, pregnant or with chronic illnesses or in "at risk" groups should get a jab
at their GP surgery.