Flu Shot May Become Mandatory for Healthcare Workers

All healthcare personnel should be required to get vaccinated against influenza, according to a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The authors, from the AAP's Committee on Infectious Diseases, said that influenza vaccination is needed to protect patients, and that healthcare personnel have an ethical and professional obligation to be immunized. "Mandatory influenza immunization for all healthcare personnel is ethically justified, necessary, and long overdue to ensure...Full Story
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