Flu vaccine is now available in the practice.
While nowadays this seems a routine call, it’s worthwhile pointing out that this is the centenary of the Spanish Flu. Falling between the Easter Rising and the end of World War 1, it’s often a footnote in history, yet it killed over 20,000 in Ireland and over 50 million worldwide…
How Flu became a deadly plague
There are many reasons for thinking that this wouldn’t happen again, however we strongly recommend the flu vaccine for potentially vulnerable patients, especially older people, those with chronic diseases and pregnant women.
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We feel that the safest and most appropriate place to receive your annual flu vaccine is from your GP or practice nurse