Should smallpox vaccinations be required for nurses involved in direct patient care? - page 2
This question was asked by the moderators on another BB. It is running approximately 60/40 in favor of mandatory vaccination for nurses in direct patient care. That is the only question and no... Read More
Oct 23, '02Occupation: Patient Education Specialty: 7 year(s) of experience in LDRP; Education ; Joined: Mar '01; Posts: 7,470; Likes: 56I agree. NO. I hate injections anyway and refuse as many as possible.
If there was confirmed epidemic or outbreak, then YES. I don't think we're at that point yet.
Oct 23, '02Joined: Jul '00; Posts: 11,351; Likes: 387No. There isn't any proof that any terrorists have weaponized any smallpox yet. If it happens, then ok.
Oct 23, '02Occupation: RN, ICU/CCU Joined: Aug '02; Posts: 1,062; Likes: 7I read your links, and see that my gut reaction was in error. Okay, I vote "no" (too late to change though huh?). I also want to know, is that scar on my right arm from this? I know it was from some immunization....
So can I have anthrax instead :roll