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Record Uptake of Flu Vaccine

Public Health England (PHE) has announced record uptake of the flu vaccine among those in England aged 65 and over. 80.3% of those aged 65 and over have so far been vaccinated. This is the highest on record for this group and exceeds the World Health Organization (WHO) target of 75%.

Uptake for those aged 65 years and over is just under 10% higher than the previous year.
The uptake rate for clinical at-risk groups for those aged under 65 years is 51.5%, which is the highest achieved in the last seven seasons.

PHE Flu Vaccine Uptake Announcement 8/1/21