Influenza is a potentially serious viral infection that’s much worse than a cold. Influenza comes on suddenly with a fever or chills, sore throat, dry cough, headaches, fatigue, body aches and pains.
Immunisation is your best protection from influenza and is available from your doctor from March.
Free immunisation is available for those most at risk of influenza complications, including everyone aged 65 and over, and adults or children with certain chronic medical conditions.
Free influenza immunisation is also available for pregnant women.
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