GP practices are still struggling to complete the new flu vaccination programme in young children, with almost two-thirds of two- and three-year olds still requiring immunisation before vaccine stocks expire next month.

The latest figures from Public Health England show that 37% of children aged two years and 34% of all children aged three years have received flu vaccinations up until the end of November.

The uptake has slightly improved since the last set of figures in December. They showed 34% of all two-year-olds and 31% of all three-year-olds had received the influenza vaccine by 24 November.

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