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Originally posted by djusdjus
Health Care workers who do not get their vaccinations are irresponsible and imo should not be in the health care industry.
the quality of care is dropping obviously seeing as duty of care is being ignored.
It is very interesting that some of you get offended by what I'm saying and continue on with your merry rants and suggestions of Dr's refusing vaccines and Nurses etc etc.
Throwing out phrases like that is irresponsible and ludicrous as well. there is NO ground swell of doctors advising against vaccination.
you show me one document with even one signature form a practicing physician and I'll start to give it some thought, but journalistic diatribes from unproven sources mean nothing and the fears and paranoid of low level health care workers is not grounds for refusal and is also extremely irresponsible of those health care workers to do this.
Higher level understanding Nurses and Doctors do not ascribe to this nonsense.
Now, this is why there is testing being done.
also referencing 30 year old data in relation to this outbreak and this vaccine production is equally ridiculous and deceptive in intention.
yes, by all means, do your research and oh, by the way, what exactly are your research methods? are you querying actual doctors are you strictly reading propaganda articles from rense, here and low subscribership news rags?
have you actually read any articles about it in the medical trade rags? lancet etc? or is this debate gonna be all national enquirer only?
I'm lucky that personal attacks aren't allowed? Why, is there something I'm saying that someone is afraid to hear? Is common sense to be feared now?
Originally posted by Freenrgy2
Your post is complete and utter nonsense. Vaccinations are meant to protect the individual, that's it. They do not..REPEAT...DO NOT prevent you from carrying the virus and passing it on to other people.
There is more benefit from frequently washing your hands and wearing a mask than there is from getting a flu vaccination. And if employers were really interested in doing everything for patient safety then they would MANDATE that all healthcare workers wear masks and practice good health standards like hand washing during the flu season.
You focus all of your anger towards a practice that hasn't been routinely mandated in the healthcare arena at any time in the past. There are no guarantees that the flu vaccine will even prevent YOU from getting it if you receive the vaccine.
And I have seen several videos online where physicians have clearly stated that neither they nor their family would be receiving the flu vaccines.
Why don't you direct your anger in a more positive outlet and go search out the information yourself? Although, I think you're more apt to believe what you want and come here and spout your nonsense about what healthcare worker's duties are.
Originally posted by djusdjus
vaccination is preventative and will produce antibodies that will prevent the disease from entering within the person who has been given the shots.
Originally posted by Finalized
There were many many people on ATS stating that Flu shots would NEVER be mandatory in this country, they were just proven wrong.
When I have more time, I'll dig up every single post I can find calling people that were worried about mandatory shots "paranoid".... bunch of shills if you ask me.
[edit on 9/29/2009 by Finalized]
Originally posted by VenusOnTheHalfShell
There has been plenty of discussion amongst my peers and many, including me, will not take the vaccine. I too believe shenanigans are at play here and I will take my chances as a healthy, health conscious individual. I have no fear believing that I would not succumb to this virus. I'll take my chances with my good diet, D3, Vit.C, other antoxidants, and a healthy lifestyle filled with exercise, meditation, spirituality, positive thinking.