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Plymouth headteacher urges schools to protect against flu after outbreak left pupils in hospital last year

A Plymouth head teacher has urged teachers and parents across the county to do all they can to get pupils vaccinated after a flu outbreak forced her to temporarily close her school last winter. Dozens of children and staff at Woodlands School in Plymouth, whose pupils have complex physical and sensory difficulties, were taken ill by […]


Plymouth man with long term health condition backs flu vaccination campaign

Anyone with a long term health condition like asthma or diabetes is being urged to get the flu jab this winter to reduce their chances of ending up in hospital. That’s the message from health professionals in Plymouth who say people with a long-term conditions are at greater risk of severe complications if they catch […]


Plymouth flu jab campaign launch

People in Plymouth who are eligible are being urged to have their flu jabs, as figures reveal that last winter four in every ten flu outbreaks in England were linked to schools. Residents aged 65 and over, pregnant women, people with long term health conditions and children aged 2, 3, and 4, and children in […]