Parents of children aged two or three are being encouraged to get them protected from the potentially nasty effects of flu.

If you've got children in this age group, you will have received a letter inviting your child to get vaccinated using a nasal spray at their GP surgery. Some children in selected primary schools will also be invited to get the nasal spray vaccine in school as part of a rollout over the next few years to vaccinate all children aged 2-17. It's the best way to keep your child safe from flu this winter.

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