Influenza (the Flu) is more than a bad cold! It is a serious disease with varying consequences. It can range from feeling very unwell for a few weeks right throught to hospitalization and even death in extreme cases. It causes disruption to work, colleagues and personal life.
Difference between Influenza and a cold
"Immunisation is your best defence against Influenza. Even fit and healthy people should consider getting the flu jab to protect themselves". Ministry of Health website 2015
Some useful links on Influenza
Frequently Asked Questions
Ministry of Health
National Influenza Strategy Group