A house divided: A muddled mandate on health care worker flu shots goes to HHS

Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle
March 2012
Hospital Infection Control & Prevention;Mar2012, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p25
The article focuses on the mandate vaccination policy in health-care workers. Julie Morita, deputy commissioner of the bureau of public health and safety at the Chicago Department of Public Health says that National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) recommends mandate vaccination as part of comprehensive influenza infection prevention program. It states the approval of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to mandatory vaccination policy for occupational health-care workers.


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