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Older people winter flu warning

A new winter health campaign is warning that a third of older people are not getting a flu vaccination - and encouraging them, and others who are at risk, to get advice from pharmacies.

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Winter flu warning for older people

A leading welsh charity is warning that more elderly and vulnerable people could die unnecessarily this winter because of a twin threat from rising fuel bills and a reluctance of some people to get winter flu jabs.

Today, SWALEC and Southern Electric's parent company SSE announced that it was increasing it's annual energy bills for 600,000 electricity customers and 400,000 gas customers across Wales

The average bill will rise by 8.2% from next month.

This news comes as experts warn that a third of pensioners risk becoming seriously ill because they don't get their winter flu jab, as Megan Boot reports.

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