Update on August 30, 2012

  • Update #5

For those who suggests that healthcare workers who don't want to be vaccinated could just wear a face mask or simply stay at home, there's a new study that suggests that neither solution will work. The study shows that the flu can be transmitted before the…Read More

Update on August 27, 2012

  • Update #4

From Canada. Nurses in British Columbia are preparing to fight the government over a mandate to force vaccinations during flu season. This is in the face of the fact that only about half of health-care workers in B.C., including those employed in long-term…Read More

Update on August 22, 2012

  • Update #3

Are Health Care Workers Who Decline Flu Shots Irresponsible? More than a third of U.S. health care employees were not vaccinated last flu season. Research shows that the unvaccinated staff have a decent chance of getting sick--and passing that infection on…Read More

Update on August 22, 2012

  • Update #2

What to Expect from the flu this fall: The good news is that a flu pandemic isn't on the horizon. But scientists are watching a new type of swine flu. The linked story is a good summation of what likely to be coming this season. Have a read and encourage…Read More