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Swine flu vaccine for tots

PUBLISHED: 16:57 03 December 2009 | UPDATED: 10:57 11 August 2010

HEALTH chiefs have announced that children of six months – five years will be vaccinated against swine flu as they are particularly vulnerable. Youngsters in this age group are more likely to be hospitalised if struck down with the H1N1 virus and some dea

HEALTH chiefs have announced that children of six months - five years will be vaccinated against swine flu as they are particularly vulnerable.

Youngsters in this age group are more likely to be hospitalised if struck down with the H1N1 virus and some deaths have been recorded.

NHS Barking and Dagenham say they are developing plans to carry out vaccinations of six month - five-year-olds in the borough.

A dedicated swine flu vaccination centre for people with egg allergies is now open at the Porters Avenue health clinic in Dagenham.

If you suspect you or a member of your family has swine flu call the Flu Line 0800 1513 100.


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