Flu jab campaign

A campaign is being launched to encourage the wider population to get flu jabs. At the moment people in high risk groups such as asthmatics are offered vaccination shots or nasal sprays, but the take-up is lower in Wales than the rest of the UK.

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Chief Medical Officer raises awareness for flu jab

A campaign has got underway today to encourage people to get the seasonal flu jab.

The Chief Medical Officer, Ruth Hussey, is encouraging people in "at risk" groups and over the age of 65 to have the vaccination.

Flu can cause serious illness and could be life threatening, especially for the elderly, pregnant women and those with existing medical conditions.

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