Weekly national flu and COVID-19 surveillance reports published

The main points from the weekly national influenza and COVID-19 surveillance report for week 42 (data up to week 41) are: COVID-19 Highest case rates continue to be observed among those aged 10 to 29, with a rate of 245.2 per 100,000 population for the 10 to 19 age group and 252.6 per 100,000 for those aged 20 to 29. Positivity rates were highest in those aged between 10 to 19; this was mainly in those in the upper end of the age group. Incidence and positivity rates remained highest in the North West, North East and Yorkshire and Humber. COVID-19 hospital and critical care admission rates continued…

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Vaccine update: issue 312, October 2020, flu special edition

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Flu vaccination: why you are being asked to wait

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Flu vaccination in schools – GOV.UK

Published 11 May 2017 Last updated 1 October 2020 + show all updates 1 October 2020Added revised consent form. 24 July 2020Added new guidance for the 2020 to 2021 flu season. 4 July 2019Added the new flu season consent form and invitation letter templates. 7 June 2019Added schools flu briefing for the flu season 2019 to 2020. 14 June 2018Updated the annual children's flu programme advice for headteachers, invitation letter and consent form. 11 May 2017First published. Source link

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Flu vaccination: letter template for children aged 2 and 3 years

Published 12 August 2015 Last updated 29 September 2020 + show all updates 29 September 2020Added this year's invitation letter. 3 July 2019Updated invitation letter for the new flu season. 22 August 2018Added revised version of the flu vaccination letter for the childhood flu programme 2018 to 2019. 12 July 2017Revised GP letter template for 2 and 3 year old children. 12 July 2016Updated for 2016 to 2017 flu season. 12 August 2015First published. Source link

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Health matters: flu immunisation programme and COVID-19

The 2020 to 2021 national flu immunisation programme will be the largest one to date, offering 30 million people a flu vaccine. This resource focuses on the delivery of the programme, co-infection of flu and COVID-19 and calls to action for the wider health economy and local authorities as we prepare for the first winter with co-circulation of flu and COVID-19. Source link

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