Only 3% of flu jabs found to have worked

February 6, 2015 9:51 AM

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Only 3% of flu jabs found to have worked

Public Health England (PHE) has announced that as little as 3% of winter flu vaccines are estimated to have worked in the current season.

The agency said that a "drift" in the virus has caused a "mismatch" between the influenza strain that was used to create the vaccine and the expected strain that has been doing the rounds this winter, resulting in minimal protection.

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