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Flu continues to spread in England with number of hospital patients up 79%

NHS England medical director urges people to have vaccinations against Covid and flu to minimise ‘twindemic’

The NHS is facing an ongoing surge in flu cases, with the number of patients in hospital in England up nearly 80% in the past week.

According to figures published on Friday, 3,746 people a day were hospitalised with flu in the seven days to 25 December, up from 2,088 a day in the week before, an increase of 79.4%.

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