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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