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Pregnant women urged to get flu vaccination over the usual flu remedies

Experts are urging pregnant women to rethink their usual habits when treating the dreaded flu virus. Most people wouldn’t think twice before heading to the pharmacy for the latest “flu remedy” but expectant mothers have been urged to speak to their obstetrician before

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Over a million people in the UK stuck down by norovirus

According to figures from Health Protection Agency (HPA) over a million people in the UK have been infected by the winter vomiting bug also known as the dreaded norovirus. The figures reveal that a infections in 2012 were 83 per cent higher

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Department of Health proposal to centralise flu vaccine stock

The UK Department of Health is reviewing how flu vaccines are ordered following local shortages in two of the past six seasons. According to recent reports, proposals under consultation could see GPs in England ordering seasonal influenza vaccines from a

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