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Mandatory flu vaccination for New York health workers is criticized

New York Times, October 14, 2009
The New York Civil Liberties Union demanded that the state health commissioner withdraw a new regulation requiring hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers to get both seasonal and swine flu vaccinations. In testimony before several State Assembly committees in Lower Manhattan, Donna Lieberman, executive director of the civil liberties union, said that the requirement violated the constitutional right of healthcare workers to control their bodies and their medical treatment.