Canadian Journal of Public Health

, Volume 97, Issue 2, pp 86–89 | Cite as

Mandatory Immunization of Health Care Providers

The Time Has Come
  • Ian GemmillEmail author
Editorial / Éditorial

Immunisation obligatoire des dispensateurs de soins de santé

L’heure est venue


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public HealthMedical Officer of HealthKingstonCanada

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