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The flu vaccination: winter 2014 to 2015

These leaflets explain how you can protect yourself and your children against flu this coming winter.

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See current guidance in the annual flu programme collection.

Documents

The flu vaccination winter 2014 to 2015: who should have it and why (includes information for children and pregnant women)

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Flu, your pregnancy and you: what you need to know and do to protect yourself and your baby

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Details

The flu vaccine should provide protection throughout the 2014 to 2015 flu season.

Most people who have the flu vaccination will not get flu. However, like any vaccine, it does not give complete protection. When the vaccine is well matched to the circulating virus strains, then around 3-quarters of those vaccinated are likely to be protected. The rest may have some protection that could reduce the severity of their symptoms.

Published 28 July 2014
Last updated 28 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Various editorial updates have been made, especially in relation to the vaccination of children with existing conditions and the side effects of the nasal spray vaccine.
  2. First published.