Thousands of Muslim children not being vaccinated against the flu after Kirklees imams reject NHS nasal spray
Muslim parents anger that no halal vaccine available
Thousands of Muslim children in Kirklees and Calderdale could miss out on the flu vaccine because of religious rules.
Health officials have admitted concerns after it emerged that the majority of Muslim parents would not accept the use of a new nasal vaccine called Fluenz.
The product is being used to vaccinate all children in England while Kirklees has also been chosen as a pilot area for a school programme for 11 to 13-year-olds.
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