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Flu

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Flu is a highly infectious and very common viral illness that is spread by coughs and sneezes. It is not the same as the common cold. Flu is caused by a different group of viruses and symptoms tend to be more severe and last longer. You can catch flu all year round, but it is especially common in winter, which is why it is also known as ‘seasonal flu’.

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Public Health England have issued guidance for winter 2018/19 on flu vaccination and who should have it.  Download the pdf below.

pdf The flu vaccination winter 2018 to 2019: who should have it and why (1.06 MB)