Position Paper Demands Health Workers Vaccinate Or Be Fired

Update on: Major U.S. Health Organization Adds Voice to 'Debate', Calls For Mandatory Vaccinations For Health Workers 9-8-10 ".The new push to make flu shots compulsory...will bring to a head a debate." [see post, follow links]
That's no exaggeration, either. A position paper just released by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) calls for mandatory flu vaccine for all healthcare personnel. And if you work in the healthcare field and refuse? SHEA, which is organization of epidemiologists and infectious disease physicians, says you should be fired from your job or, if you are applying for one, denied employment.
The paper, published in this month's Infection Control and Healthcare Epidemiology journal and endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), specifically demands that influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel should be a condition of both initial and continued employment in healthcare facilities. In fact, according the SHEA paper, it doesn't matter whether a healthcare professional has direct patient contact -- or even whether he or she is directly employed by a healthcare facility -- they should be forced to have a flu shot to have a job.
re: 'you should be fired'

It's absolutely diabolical. Not only the American Academy of Pediatrics ['update' link], but SHEA has come out this week with their own position paper on the subject of mandatory vaccinations, and along with ISDA as well, are conspiring together to force the issue, literally. Comply or be fired is where they are taking this "debate".
Health care workers today, tomorrow, everybody.
Psalms 140:3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.

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