Alabama Pharmacy Defense Attorney – Hearing Defense – Walgreens Allowed to Fire Pharmacist for Refusing to Give Flu Vaccine

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Walgreens’ firing of a pharmacist who refused to administer flu vaccines on moral grounds was within the pharmacy giant’s rights, according to a federal judge. Rodney Prewitt, 66, claimed he could not provide flu shots after a close friend developed Guillain-Barré syndrome following a flu vaccination, according to The Legal Intelligencer. Prewitt’s friend allegedly became paralyzed and died of complications from the disease.

Prewitt’s stance on the flu vaccine became a problem after Walgreens launched a program in 2010 that required pharmacists to undergo a training session for administering vaccines. Under the new program, pharmacists were also required to immunize patients who asked for vaccinations.

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