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Playing ‘Russian roulette’ with the flu

Playing ‘Russian roulette’ with the flu

0 / October 24, 2013 7:00 AM

Influenza killed five children in Colorado last year, and sent 1,530 others to the hospital. And, overall, fewer than 50 percent of the state’s residents were immunized. Public health officials are hoping more people roll up their sleeves or offer up their noses for vaccinations this year.

Hospitals tell workers: Get a flu shot or get fired

Hospitals tell workers: Get a flu shot or get fired

2 / December 23, 2012 7:00 AM

Across Colorado, hospitals are demanding all employees get flu shots or be fired. The choice pits the safety of sick patients who could die from a hospital-acquired case of influenza, against the rights of employees to refuse a shot. Nationally, [&hellip

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