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Influenza: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 99530, tabled on 6 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 21 September 2020 to Question 84148 on Influenza: Vaccination, what the stock of additional seasonal flu vaccinations is as of 6 October 2020.

Answered on

27 November 2020

Overall, there is sufficient vaccine for over 30 million people to be vaccinated in England this winter.

The Department has agreed to procure over 8 million additional doses of seasonal flu vaccine to ensure more flu vaccines are available from November. This is in addition to the stock that general practitioners and pharmacists have ordered directly from manufacturers.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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