Vaccine warning as Australian ‘flu threat grows

Vaccine warning as Australian ‘flu threat grows
 

The elderly, pregnant women and children with chronic illness in the UK are being urged to get vaccinated as the threat of the Australian ‘flu reaching our shores heightens.
A Public Health England spokeswoman said: “The current ‘flu vaccine is still the best defence we have against the virus. We therefore encourage all those who are eligible to take up the offer of the vaccine.”
The warning comes following reports of several deaths in Ireland of people who contracted the H3N2 strain.
The H3N2 strain, which caused one of Australia’s worst ‘flu outbreaks last year, can lead to pneumonia and... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional East, Views: 28
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