Flu vaccine delay for schoolchildren across Scotland

Flu vaccine delay for schoolchildren across Scotland
 

Thousands of children across Scotland are facing delays in receiving their flu vaccination at primary school.
Scottish health boards confirmed flu programmes have been disrupted with a number of sessions being rescheduled.
Priority is being given to at-risk and younger children, with P4-7 pupils facing the most disruption.
A UK-wide shortage of the nasal spray Fluenz Tetra has meant health boards are receiving fewer vaccines than needed.
How many children have been affected? Programmes started in Scotland in October to vaccinate against flu, which typically circulates in December, January... read more

 
17 November 2019 in Health, Views: 9
Source: BBC
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