Flu vaccine in Wales extended to Year 4 pupils

From BBC - October 2, 2017

A free flu vaccination programme in schools is being extended to include children in Year 4.

The annual campaign in Wales covers children aged from two up to nine, pregnant women, over-65s and those with certain medical conditions.

Children in nursery, reception and Year 1 to 4 can all now receive nasal spray vaccines in school.

Younger children and other eligible groups can have it at GP surgeries and some community pharmacies.

In August, the Welsh Government announced all primary school children would be offered the flu vaccine within two years.


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