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Flu jab and epilepsy
People with epilepsy are being urged to get their annual free flu jab.
Don’t wait until there’s a flu outbreak before getting your jab this winter, is the message being given to people with neurological conditions such as epilepsy.
The Department of Health advises people who may be at risk of complications from flu, to contact their GP to book their annual free flu jab.
Flu is a highly infectious illness that spreads rapidly through coughs and sneezes. Flu symptoms (opens in a new window) can hit quite suddenly and severely and usually include fever, chills, headaches and aching muscles. You can often get a cough and sore throat.
Author: Angie King