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Influenza

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate she has made of the proportion of poultry workers which were immunised against seasonal influenza in the latest period for which figures are available. (123128)

The programme to offer seasonal flu vaccine to poultry workers started on 22 January and runs until 31 March.

As of 21 March, preliminary vaccine uptake data indicate 1,000 poultry workers from 42 primary care trusts have been vaccinated.

Final vaccine uptake data will be collected in mid April.