The United States is experiencing an epidemic of the flu the likes of which hasn't been seen since 2003. It's even worse than the swine flu outbreak that happened a decade ago, and while there haven't been quite as many casualties, the fact remains that thousands of people have been suffering from the condition over the last few months.
Naturally this has led to a massive increase in doctor and hospital visits, both to seek diagnosis and treatment of the disease, as well as to receive doctor's notes where required.
As it stands, quite a few businesses and employers require their employees to back up their claims of being sick with a paid note, or else they risk having their employment terminated.
However, some businesses don't seem to even want to permit their workers to call in sick for legitimate reasons, and the latest to commit this offense is, shockingly, a hospital...