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Cost of flu shot has nothing to do with risk, experts say

Houston Business Journal, January 28, 2013

Employees who come to the workplace after experiencing flu symptoms put their colleagues and employers at risk, said UTMB’s Dr. Trish Elliott, a physician of family medicine. One sick employee who decides not to stay home with the flu can spread the virus quickly. “As much as you want to be a team player, you are more of a team player if you stay home,” Elliott said. “It does become this domino effect when you get one person who comes in and it spreads like wildfire.”


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