Bury pupils trial new flu jab

Children at a school in Bury are among the first to get a new flu vaccine you spray up your nose.

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Bury pupils pioneer new flu vaccine

The flu season is upon us and so is a pioneering scheme to protect children in the North West from it. Bury has been chosen as a pilot area to immunise school children from the ages of 4 to 11.

They're also testing out a new vaccine that doesn't involve having to have an injection at all.

Our reporter Sarah Rogers went to a school in Ainsworth to find out more:

Pupils in Bury trial new flu jab

Pupils at Christ Church Ainsworth Church of England Primary School, Bury getting flu jab Credit: ITV

Children at a school in Bury are among the first to get a new flu vaccine you spray up your nose.

The pilot scheme at Christ Church Ainsworth Church of England Primary School is to reduce the number of children falling sick each winter.

Data from Bury and the other six areas in the country taking part in the trial will be used to decide the best way to give out the jabs once mass immunisation begins next year .

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