Flu vaccine only works in 30-40% of cases, researchers say

GP surgeries have experienced an 80% jump in people seeking help with flu or respiratory illness during the winter.

By Paul Kelso, Health Correspondent

The flu vaccine used to fight this winter's outbreak is only working in 30-40% of cases, the director of the Worldwide Influenza Centre laboratory in London has told Sky News.

Vaccination is the first line of defence against flu outbreaks, and laboratories around the world collaborate to try and develop the most effective defence against a virus that is constantly evolving.

The vaccine developed this year is intended to protect against...
source: The Sky News

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