Influenza (The Flu)

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