Call for mandatory flu vaccinations for clinicians

Immunologists want to see it as a condition of employment
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Immunologists are calling for mandatory influenza vaccinations for all healthcare workers (HCWs), including ancillary staff.

Professor Robert Booy, director of the Immunisation Coalition, says that rates of influenza vaccination among HCWs in Australia remain suboptimal, ranging from 16.3% to 58.7%.