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Flu jabs are recommended to protect against the potentially harmful effects of the flu virus. Flu spreads rapidly, especially during the winter months. Most bouts clear up on their own but the effects can be more severe in vulnerable groups, such as elderly people, pregnant women, and people with weak immune systems or with certain health conditions. New vaccines are introduced each year as strains of the flu change. If you are at risk, you may be advised to get an annual flu jab to protect yourself from new strains and prevent flu complications such as pneumonia. Many children are now offered a nasal spray flu vaccine. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about flu jabs and much more.

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During pregnancy a woman’s immune system becomes suppressed making her more susceptible to infections such as flu and its complications.

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