Pharmacists urge Wagga residents to get flu shot as cases suddenly spike

Monty Jacka
By Monty Jacka
Updated May 14 2022 - 9:50pm, first published May 13 2022 - 7:00pm
INFLUENZA: Wagga pharmacist Hani Fanous said the noticeably slow uptake of the flu shot this year is probably because of "needle fatigue" off the back of the COVID pandemic. Picture: Emma Hillier

A major spike in influenza cases has been recorded in the Riverina, with the region's slow uptake of flu vaccines being blamed on "needle fatigue".


Monty Jacka

Monty Jacka


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