‘The general public expects healthcare workers to be vaccinated against H1N1 flu – – whether that occurs through voluntary initiatives or mandates,’ says Davis, who’s professor of public policy at the U-M Gerald R also. Ford School of Public Policy. ‘No one can end up being sure about how serious H1N1 flu will be and how many lives it will affect. But the public is relying on health care workers to prepare yourself – – not only with hand-washing and masks, but with the vaccine that may soon be available.’ The poll surveyed 2,365 adults from Aug. 13 – 31, 2009, across the United States.. 90 percent of community support H1N1 vaccination for health care workers C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Wellness finds almost 90 percent of public supports required H1N1 vaccination for healthcare workers in the event of outbreak, while only 38 percent of healthcare workers intend to get vaccinated As H1N1 influenza vaccine starts to be shipped in the united states, the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control emphasize getting the first doses to high-priority groups.The Society's objective is to improve wellness through a community committed to advancing understanding and skills in radiology. ARRS achieves its mission via an annual scientific and educational meeting, publication of the American Journal of Roentgenology and InPractice magazine, topical symposia and webinars, and print and on the web educational materials. ARRS is located in Leesburg, VA.
2011 Japan Prize laureates announced The Japan Prize Foundation today announced the laureates of its 2011 Japan Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious international awards in science and technology. Two American innovators of technology, Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, and two Japanese scientists, Tadamitsu Kishimoto and Toshio Hirano, received this esteemed honor for the categories of communications and information, and bioscience and medical technology, respectively.