Pregnant women who don't have flu jab could be at risk of meningitis or bronchitis

Pregnant women who don't have flu jab could be at risk of meningitis or bronchitis
 

The vaccine safeguards the mother and baby from preventable complications that can arise from catching flu, while also providing some protection to the unborn child for the first few months of its life.
Some of the main symptoms of flu include a high temperature, tiredness and fatigue, headaches, aches and pains and a dry, chesty cough.
Figures have revealed the lowest vaccine take up was in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with only a 39.6 per cent uptake, while the highest was in Cheshire, Warrington and the Wirral with a 50.6 per cent uptake.
Emily MacDonagh – junior doctor and... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Health, Views: 27
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