Health Conditions
 
Millions more people to be offered flu vaccine this autumn

This autumn and winter, England is planning to offer millions more flu jabs to try and combat the double threat of Covid and flu. With key Covid restrictions such as social distancing now scrapped, the risk of Covid and other respiratory infections will increase as people start to mix again. The health service now hopes to jab more than 35 million people against flu, including over-50s, at-risk groups, and children aged between two and 16.

Does new fat tax proposal show UK nanny state is out of control?

A report released this week has suggested that the UK should become the first country in the world to introduce a tax on sugary and salty food. In addition, the report suggests that GPs should prescribe fruit and vegetables in a bid to encourage people to eat healthily. The taxes could result in families collectively paying £3.4 billion a year more for shopping. In addition, the report raises concerns the UK's nanny state is out of control.