2020/21 Flu Campaign

2020/21 Flu Campaign

The flu kills up to 650,000 people worldwide each year and causes illness in millions of others.  The impact of COVID-19 circulating at the same time as the flu could have disastrous results which could easily overwhelm our health services.

This winter, Gibraltar will see the largest vaccination campaign in its history.

Increased numbers of vaccinations will help to reduce the pressure on our health services and will protect the community. Seasonal flu can be spread by children among themselves and to adults. Eligibel children between the ages of 2 and 11 years of age will be offered the nasal vaccine. See www.flu.gi for more.

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” WHO 1948