Guyana Times, 13 January 2012 A group of citizens, mostly mothers, on Thursday protested what they said is the lack of public education on the new HPV vaccine. The vaccine was launched on Wednesday at a ceremony held at the East La Penitence Health Centre. The protestors were mostly women and were not part of an […]
By Kathleen Roberts Gardasil was approved in 2006 for use as a vaccine to prevent a limited number of types of human papillomavirus, or HPV. Supporters want to make this vaccine a requirement, but is it really a safe drug to inject into our children? Many experts feel the potential for benefits are not worth the serious […]
Source: ONE News The family of a severely disabled young woman are calling on parents to be better informed before getting their children vaccinated. It’s a choice every new parent is faced with, but parents Sharree and Gary Collins say New Zealanders need to be better informed about the potentially life changing decision. At 20-years-old, […]
By Mary Platts The American Academy of Pediatrics has urged CBS Outdoor to take down the advertisement funded by anti-vaccine groups. The AAP accuses CBS Outdoor of putting children’s lives at risk by running the anti-vaccine advertisement. For 17 days, every hour for 15 seconds, a controversial message is being sold to the American public […]
Fear or Facts? On which will you base your decision to vaccinate? While we will not try to convince anyone to get vaccinated or decline vaccination, we do encourage making an educated decision and to NEVER make a major decision out of fear. One of the most disturbing cases of fear-mongering is that which revolves around the Gardasil vaccination. The Gardasil vaccine is targeted to females ages 9-26 in hopes of”preventing” cervical cancer.
Here are some facts you need to know about HPV:
* When detected in the early stages, the HPV virus is easily treated and rarely proceeds to cancer.
* Not all women with HPV develop cervical cancer.
* HPV is just one of several potential causes of cervical cancer.
* At least 50% of sexually active men and women acquire genital HPV infection at some point in their lives — and 90% of the time the virus clears up on its own within two years, and does not lead to cancer.