HPV Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Issues: Dr. Tomljenovic in Vancouver, 2015. – YouTube

HPV Vaccine: Should the CDC and Merck’s claims of Gardasil’s safety and efficacy be accepted without scrutiny? Dr. Tomljenovic explores available data suggesting that there is no need for this vaccine in view of Pap smear efficacy; that claims of vaccine efficacy are without an evidence base; and that risks including death and permanent disability have a known scientific mechanism of action.

She asks, “Is it ethical to put young women at risk of death or a disabling autoimmune disease at a pre-adolescent age for a vaccine that has not yet prevented a single case of cervical cancer, a disease that may develop 20-30 years after exposure to HPV, when the same can be prevented with regular Pap screening which carries no risks?”