basichtbimageReports this week indicate that the first doses of the H1N1 vaccine have been shipped in the U.S.  However, a poll conducted by Consumer Reports suggests some Americans may not want it because of the potential risks involved.  This raises the issue of whether or not health care workers should minimally be required to get the seasonal flu shot.

World Health Organization’s (WHO) situation updates on global H1N1 activity.

The first doses of the vaccine are in transit (and ahead of schedule).

Consumer Reports Poll  shows that  43% of Americans are on the fence when it comes to the vaccine.

Questions arise regarding health care workers and the flu vaccine.

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  1. There is obviously a lot to know about this. I think you made some good points in Features also.

  2. Some information about Venice, Italy: You can safely visit Venice; very few incidents of the flu have been reported there.

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