The Federal Government has mandated flu vaccines for aged care workers, with all facilities required to offer vaccinations to staff. The government released results of a survey into vaccinations in aged care, which revealed that facilities with only one quarter of staff vaccinated had a 25 per cent higher rate of flu outbreaks than those with three quarters vaccinated.
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