A couple whose baby son died of flu said they wanted to “raise people’s awareness that the flu is still dangerous” by telling his story.

Nikki Shaw, 32, and Dan Rowe, 36, from Market Harborough, had identical twin boys, Ned and Gus in December 2018.

In January Ned was rushed to Kettering General Hospital, later diagnosed with flu and passed away at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

Ms Shaw: “If you can have the flu vaccination why wouldn’t you have it?”

She said that when the twin boys were born “everything was just perfect, it was wonderful”.

“We brought them home and had our first Christmas at home with the boys.”

On the morning of 24 January, Ned woke to feed “as he did every single morning”.

Ms Shaw said: “As I finished

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