Constitionality of mandating flu shots

25 Dec

Implemented in 2012, this program is in line with a national movement to increase immunization rates among health care workers.This year’s flu vaccination campaign begins in October 2016.Yet the vaccination requirement is not universal across all hospitals, and some health care worker unions object to such demands.A range of findings, however, suggest that the benefits of compulsory vaccination outweigh the downsides.

What: National Vaccine Advisory Committee Public Hearing on Mandatory Flu Vaccine Policy When: Tuesday, a.m.

In 1998, two patients died and 25 were sickened with flu at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

The deaths occurred in the hospital’s bone marrow unit.

KOMONews in Tacoma, Washington is reporting the story of a Foster parent who is fighting to keep a foster infant.

Jamie Smith and her husband have been foster parents before, having previously fostered 7 infants, including their now adopted 4 year-old daughter.