September 14th, 2011

New focus on flu prevention at Mayo Clinic

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 For the first time, Mayo Clinic will mandate that all employees be vaccinated against seasonal flu this year — unless they formally decline. "Mayo has a responsibility to keep our patients safe," says a memo to employees from the clinic. "By ensuring that our employees and students are vaccinated, we greatly reduce the possibility that patients could contract influenza during their stay at Mayo."

Post-Bulletin, by Jeff Hansel, 9/14/11

Tags: Infectious Diseases

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