Latest figures show take up is significantly lower than this time last year, in most age groups Credit: PA The NHS is scrambling to get hold of the right flu jabs in time for this winter, amid fears millions of Britons will not be protected against a deadly “Aussie” strain. Health officials say delays by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in selecting the vaccine for this winter mean that some jabs will not be delivered to GP practices until the end of November. Normally flu vaccinations are offered by the NHS from September. In a letter, seen by The Telegraph, health officials urge GPs and pharmacists to check when their stocks will be delivered. They said manufacturers have warned that the lateness of the WHO’s decision will mean some vaccine supplies arrive later than normal. The WHO typically makes its recommendations about which strains of flu to protect against […]