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Flu Vaccine

Although “underwhelmed” with NYU Winthrop Hospital’s position that masks may not be effective in preventing transmission of the flu, a federal court in New York ruled in favor of the hospital in a discrimination suit brought by a woman who was fired for refusing to comply with a mandatory flu vaccine policy while she was pregnant.

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Although “underwhelmed” with NYU Winthrop Hospital’s position that masks may not be effective in preventing transmission of the flu, a federal court in New York ruled in favor of the hospital in a discrimination suit brought by a woman who was fired for refusing to comply with a mandatory flu vaccine policy while she was pregnant. 

Categories / Civil Rights, Employment, Health

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