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Hospital workers don’t always practice what the experts preach in getting flu shots
The Mercury News

This is the time of year when health care experts urge us all to get flu shots. But when it comes to practicing what they preach, some hospital workers do a much better job than others, statistics reveal. Influenza vaccination rates vary widely at Bay Area hospitals, prompting some advocates to call for mandatory policies and stepped-up educational campaigns to prevent hospital workers from infecting others.