Tag: Influenza

Do Health Care Professionals have a Moral Obligation to get the Flu Shot?

The piece below was first published in a publication called “Connections” by the Australian College of Nursing (then the Royal College of Nursing). It is a fully referenced article that looks at whether Health Care workers should feel morally obliged to get a yearly flu shot in order to protect their patients. It is an…

Man-Flu: A Somewhat Qualitative Analysis

Abstract: Man-Flu, a serious medical condition (or Phenomenon, it depends on perspective)  is commonly thought to be on the rise. Anecdotal reports from Wives, Girlfriends and De Facto Partners have not only documented a significant increase in frequency of this condition but also in the increased severity of symptoms purportedly experienced by the affected individuals.…