With over thousand cases of swine flu being recorded this year and six lives lost, the Delhi High Court has issued a circular to prevent the flu from spreading amongst judges, lawyers and staff. … [Read more...] about With Delhi In Grip Of Swine Flu, Delhi HC Issues Circular On Dos And Don’ts
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When should you see a doctor for the flu?Flu symptoms might seem like no big deal but it has still taken the lives of many so far. Dr. Schuchat recommended on Twitter that anyone who experiences a persistent high fever, rapid heartbeat, or shortness of breath or difficulty breathing immediately seek medical attention. … [Read more...] about When Will Flu Season Peak? This Flu Rivals Swine Flu In Severity
Hodge spoke to the ABA Journal as he was in New York to attend a meeting sponsored by the federal Institute of Medicine on standards of care in national emergencies. He says the meeting was scheduled before news broke of Mexican deaths from the swine flu virus. … [Read more...] about Will Swine Flu Merit Quarantines? If So, New Laws Give States Authority
• How to keep an essential workforce on the job. If swine flu were to become a pandemic, 40 percent of the workforce could be sidelined by the virus. Employers may want to provide vaccines or medicine for employees. They may also want to provide child care for workers with sick children at home. Employers also should consider whether employees who fear exposure to the virus can continue to work at home by telecommuting. … [Read more...] about Swine Flu Requires Look at Workplace Disaster Policies
The court also concluded that granting the plaintiff’s request not to be vaccinated would have caused the hospital an undue hardship because it would have increased the risk of transmitting influenza to the hospital’s already vulnerable patient population. The admissible evidence led the court to find that (i) health care employees are at a high risk for influenza exposure, which can be fatal to vulnerable patients; (ii) numerous medical organizations support mandatory influenza vaccination for health care workers; and (iii) the medical evidence in the record demonstrated that a vaccination is the single most effective way to prevent the transmission of the flu. … [Read more...] about Will Requiring Flu Vaccinations Leave Employers Feeling Under the Weather?