Get flu jab, public urged
Johannesburg - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has
advised people who are at high-risk of influenza complications to be vaccinated
for flu ahead of the winter season, SABC reported on Tuesday.
This included pregnant women, people with chronic lung disease and those
The institute said taking the vaccination, would help reduce the chance of
serious complications such as viral or bacterial pneumonia.
Vaccinations are available in both the private and public health sectors.