Flu season comes around every year.  The past few years have seen low numbers of flu cases due to lockdown and other COVID measures which have, in turn, dramatically decreased the spread of the flu.  As a result, population immunity will have waned and the need for flu vaccination is now exponentially increased.

What is the flu shot?
According to the NHS, the flu shot is a safe and effective vaccine, which is offered every year to help people at risk of getting seriously ill from the flu.  Whilst it does not make you immune from the flu entirely, it assists with decreasing the length of a bout of flu, as well as decreasing the risk of hospitalisation or even death from the flu virus.

How does the flu shot work?
Each year, scientists identify the three or four

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