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Influenza: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 92947, tabled on 21 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to covid-19 social distancing measures, whether annual school flu vaccination programmes are planned to proceed in 2020.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

9 October 2020

The flu vaccination programme delivered to school aged children will continue this season. Advice on this is included in the Annual Flu Letter Update 2020/21 published on 5 August, and available at the following link:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/907149/Letter_annualflu_2020_to_2021_update.pdf

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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