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Annual flu vaccination

Flu vaccination.

It is now october and the time has come around again for the winter flu vaccination ( what fun ) we both got our reminders 4 days ago.

Flu occurs every year usually in winter and is highly infectious, the symptoms include fever, chills, headache, aching muscles, cough and sore throat.

In Great Britain last winter 608 people of all ages died from the flu.

In Britain it is free to the following people.

Pregnant woman.
Anyone over 65.
Children who did have a chest infection.
School children with severe learning difficulties
People living in a residential or nursing homes.
careers for elderly or disabled people.

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