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Drive to vaccinate children against flu

More children will be offered the flu vaccine

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A government-backed health body is urging parents to vaccinate their children against the flu, as a new campaign to raise awareness among families and high risk groups gets underway. Public Health England (PHE) – a Department of Health initiative – is calling on parents to immunise their children this winter, amid the launch of the largest ever child vaccination programme. This year, children in year three will be offered the jab alongside two-four year olds and children in year one and two. This means that 600,000 more children could receive the jab than in previous years. According to figures released…

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