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Child flu vaccine pilot has positive impact


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Child flu vaccine pilot has positive impact

The child flu vaccination pilot launched by Public Health England (PHE) last year has had encouraging results, according to an article published in Eurosurveillance.

In 2012 the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation advised extending the national flu immunisation programme to all children from the age of 2 to less than 17 years.

In addition to protecting healthy children from flu, the initiative aimed to reduce the spread of flu within families. More .....