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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C
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# Poll
Poll: Are you getting the flu vaccine?
The HSE has asked doctors to contact all pregnant women who were vaccinated against swine flu and ask them to return for the seasonal flu vaccine.

THE HSE IS APPEALING TO ALL pregnant women who received the swine flu vaccine to get the full flu vaccine, saying that there is a significant risk of death for pregnant women from influenza B.

Almost one in five flu cases in Ireland is influenza B.

The seasonal flu this year covers the three most prevalent flu strains of last year, including swine flu (H1N1, or influenza A) and influenza B.

Have you gotten the seasonal flu vaccine this year?


Poll Results:

No, and won't be (230)
Yes (102)
Not yet, but I intend to (42)