Aussie flu: Parents are being yearned to get their children vaccinated
Aussie flu worries have led the NHS to urge stepmothers to get their young children vaccinated.
The health service recently premonished that hospitals would be inundated this winter after Australia mature a particularly bad flu season over the summer.
People with two and three-year-olds are being heartened to give them the flu vaccine.
It is given as a spray vaccine squirted up each nostril, according to the NHS.
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Experts are urging young children to be vaccinated against the flu
Dr Frank Atherton, the Wales’ Chief Medical Copper, said getting young children protected against the virus could restrict hospital admissions.
He said it could stop flu spreading in the community to other unshielded groups, which include the elderly.
Flu can prove deadly in older people, and Dr Ranj Singh recently declared Express.co.uk that
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“When children catch the flu they disposed to remain contagious for slightly longer – they can carry the virus hoop-like and spread it to other people for up to seven days.”
Children aged two or three can force the nasal spray flu vaccine at their GP surgery each winter for unchained.
Those in Year 4 can also access it in school, and it is also available to sons aged two to eight, who are born before 31 August 2015.
However, according to late-model Public Health England research, just 38 per cent of ladies between the ages of two and four were vaccinated last season.
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Dr Atherton said: “Young children are at risk of critical complications of influenza, their immune systems are not yet fully developed so they can’t meeting off infections, such as flu, as well as older children and adults.
“That is why I am accelerating two and three year olds to get vaccinated. It will help protect them from the flu and pull up it spreading to family and friends in the wider community this winter.”
Suggestive ofs of the flu include fever, cough, chills, headache and aching muscles.
Uncountable children will be able to recover after resting in bed, however there may be more straight-faced complications if they suffer from asthma.