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jab

1. a quick short blow, esp (in boxing) a straight punch with the leading hand
2. Informal an injection
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Boots pharmacist Tom Kallis said this scheme offered a "convenient alternative" to flu jab clinics offered by GPs.
He saw rich people killed off, educators killed off and would always say, 'Don't love money," jabs recalled.
The flu jab is proven to prevent flu and reduces the severity for those unlucky to still get the infection.
In Liverpool 96% of two-year-olds have received the first MMR jab.
In County Durham, 94%of children aged two to 15 received their first MMR jab and 88% received the second.
The health board's executive director of public health Andrew Jones has already got his jab at Ysbyty Gwynedd.
Mr Fabricant (Cons) said: "I encourage the elderly, all pregnant mothers and those with respiratory and cardiac disorders, and especially NHS staff, to get their flu jab.
Husband Eric 79, has a chest condition and was having his 11th annual flu jab, he also felt that it was worthwhile.
This group of people are routinely offered the seasonal flu vaccine but they will NOT be offered the swine flu jab if they do not have any underlying health conditions.
At present, there are two jabs designed to be used: Gardasil, made by Merck, and Cervarix, made by Glaxo Smith Kline.
SHOPPERS in Coventry will be able to pick up a flu jab with their groceries during October and November.