Horizons Healthcare Services fired pregnant nurse Dreonna Breton for refusing a flu shot. Sounds harsh, right? But the flu is no laughing matter, and people who are receiving health services should expect to get better, not worse. The Center for Disease Controls (CDC) estimates that last year 381,000 Americans were hospitalized due to the flu. They also estimate that, even though only half of Americans receive a flu shot, 79,000 hospitalizations and 6.6 million illnesses were prevented by the vaccine.
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