TITLE

One in three hospitals now mandating flu shots

PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Hospital Employee Health;Dec2012, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the mandatory influenza vaccination policies which includes receiving the influenza vaccine or wearing surgical mask during flu. The California Medical Association sponsored a bill to require masking of health workers who deny flu vaccine, which was vetoed due to the reason that the local government and health facilities are capable of taking own decisions. This issue has become a political and public policy issue lacking scientific base.
ACCESSION #
83735103

 

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