Items Tagged ‘mandatory immunizations’

January 15, 2013

As Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Nationally, about 60 percent of health care workers get flu vaccines, which are voluntary in most hospitals, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, according to Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group. And when workers are struck by the flu, infections among residents can follow. “The disruptions, the costs, the complications from […]

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Poland, flu, flu vaccine, mandatory immunizations, Mayo Clinic, New York Times, Vaccine Research Group


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