Thousands of British children face flu vaccine delay as officials tell schools to reschedule November immunisations after drug firm’s testing problems

According to the Daily Mail, a quarter of the nasal spray vaccines which are given out in schools will be delivered later than expected.

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said some of its testing processes hadn’t worked and that it’s had to redo them as a result.

The NHS says the best time to have the jab – which can protect particularly vulnerable people like the young and old – is in October or November.

The NHS says the best time to have the jab – which can protect particularly vulnerable people like the young and old – is in October or November.

The delay only affects some batches of AstraZeneca’s Fluenz Tetra which haven’t been sent out yet – it’s not clear exactly how many.

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