600 people 'die from flu each year'

  • An average of 600 people die from flu-related complications in the UK each year, according to the NHS.
  • The figure can rise to around 13,000 during a severe outbreak.

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Flu victims 'risk infecting staff'

Workers are at risk of catching flu from colleagues who fear taking time off when they are ill, a new study has found. One in three employees (32%) feel pressured to go into work even if they have the virus.