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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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You get your jab done while you're doing your shopping, you can come in the evenings after work and its only going to take ten minutes out of your day.
To book a flu jab just ask your midwife or GP to make an appointment.
If you are over 18 and are eligible, you don't need a referral from your GP to have a free flu jab at a Boots pharmacy.
Carers who receive a carer's allowance, or look after an elderly or disabled person, are another group entitled to the jab and experts are warning that the flu vaccine changes every year to fight the latest strains of flu, so even if you had a jab last winter you need another one this year to stay flu safe.
In South Tyneside, 95%of children aged two to 15 received their first MMR jab and 87% had the second.
In these areas those eligible for a jab will be able to get theirs from community pharmacies.
I would urge pregnant women across Scotland to talk to their midwife or GP about receiving the seasonal flu jab as soon as possible.
After that experience I vowed I would have the jab every year and have done so for around 21 years, during which time I''ve rarely suffered with colds or viruses.
Drug companies started making the swine flu jab almost as soon as the new H1N1 strain emerged and some clinical trials have been carried out.
Yesterday's announcement, which was welcomed by health campaigners, comes after the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation recommended the jab be incorporated into the vaccination programme.
Rahman did plenty of work with his terrric left jab.