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Eligible adults may be given flu vaccine vouchers to use at their local pharmacies

Getting vaccinated is a civic duty, warn health experts

Britons should be given vaccination record cards and be advised it is their “civic duty” to get immunised, experts recommend on Tuesday, warning that increasing migration, an ageing population and the growth of antibiotic resistance is increasing the threat posed by infectious diseases.

In July, the JCVI said that giving the vaccine to children was unlikely to be cost-effective

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Lives are being put at risk because people with diabetes are not getting their free flu vaccine, a charity has warned.

The UK aims to help vaccinate up to 360 million children by 2018

Britain to give £100m to help the battle against polio, International Development Minister announces

Outbreaks in Syria and East Africa threaten to reverse decades of progress in eradicating the disease

Refugee Syrian children wait for a medical check up in a corridor of newly opened refugee camp in an old school in Sofia, Bulgaria – a gateway to the European Union for migrants fleeing Syria via Turkey

Any denial of medical care is a weapon of war against Syrians

An immunisation campaign is urgently needed

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