Shot fired in push for doctors' flu vax

Doctors should not be forced to have the flu shot until there is a better vaccine available, infectious disease experts have argued.

Writing Tuesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Drs Michael Gardam and Camille Lemieux said it was of "paramount importance" that the influenza vaccination be critically analysed before making it mandatory for healthcare workers.

They were responding to a recent groundswell of support for such a policy in Canada, driven by

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