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07.42 8 May 2020


 As Australia emerges from their Covid-19 lockdown, one of the new measures they have introduced is compulsory flu vaccinations for all visitors to nursing homes.  It raises the question if flu vaccinations should be mandatory for all healthcare workers going forward. Professor Mary Horgan, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Cork University Hospital  tells us what she thinks of this new Australian initiative.

 

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