Thousands of pregnant women in Merseyside missed vital step

More than 10,000 pregnant women in Merseyside didn't take a vital step to prevent them from getting ill last year.

Public Health England figures show that a majority of pregnant women across our region didn't get the influenza jab at all from the start of last winter's flu season to the start of January.

Pregnant women are one of the groups meant to get the vaccine - but are the least likely to do so, with uptake only standing at 43% last year.

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source: Liverpool Echo

2019-10-13 14:14
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