Our expert says:
I am not aware of any type of specific 'bronchitis injection'. There is the 'flu injection' available. This is available from your GP and some pharmacies.
The flu injection is typically given just prior to the onset of winter because this is when the 'flu bugs' are more active. There can be potential side effects. The injection is actually a very 'diluted' version of the 'bug' itself so patients quite often complain of flu like symptoms after the injection!!
Patients with compromised immune systems will often be more at risk for the side effects, however the person giving the injection will be able to advise you as to whether or not you should have it.
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