Health Officials are to launch a new website called Winterwatch to offer winter related information in a campaign to encourage at-risk groups to get vaccinated.
Each year, the cold weather is responsible for an increase in deaths and thousands of cases of flu, falls, heart attacks and strokes. In past years, these extra pressures have cost the NHS £42 million in emergency admissions alone."
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