Swine flu - Who are the higher risk groups?

The groups of people at most risk of experiencing complications as a result of catching swine flu are those with chronic lung, heart, kidney, liver or neurological disease also those with immunosuppression or diabetes mellitus.

Also at increased risk are pregnant women, people over 65 years old and patients who have had drug treatment for asthma in the past 3 years.

See the NHS Website 'H1N1 Flu - Prevention' for a full list of people advised to have the annual flu jab.



Last Updated on Tuesday, August 14, 2018