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Aussie flu – or the H3N2 subtype – is particularly dangerous for the elderly, whose immune systems are more vulnerable.
Due to global travel it was almost inevitable that the strain would spread to the UK from Australia this winter.
Lots of people have been very badly affected in Australia and whilst their mortality rates are not out yet, we suspect this is a more severe strain than most other years.’ There is, but as Dr Chris Steele explained on , there’s a question over how effective it will be.
A vaccine against Aussie flu was developed in the UK in March, made using the virus hitting Australia, but it’s likely that the strain hitting the UK will have mutated, potentially putting ‘huge pressure’ on the NHS.
‘A flu pandemic is when a different flu A subtype emerges and circulates in humans.
As the population is not immune to this new virus, pandemics will cause a sharp rise in cases of the flu.
After warnings from health experts, the so-called ‘Aussie flu’ virus has arrived in the UK.
However most prescribed flu remedies already contain these, so be careful not to exceed the recommended dose.’ Last September NHS chief Simon Stevens announced the aim of freeing up 3,000 beds.They also recommend staying off work if you feel unwell to prevent the flu’s spread.