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Merck Sued Again for Gardasil Vaccine Adverse Events

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The number of lawsuits filed in North Carolina against Merck for its HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine, Gardasil, continue to mount and allege the company did not prove the vaccine was safe and effective before marketing it as an anti-cancer vaccine. Since 2022, almost 200 lawsuits alleging serious injury after receiving Gardasil have been consolidated in […]

U.S. Taxpayer Funded Initiative Trains Dentists to Push HPV Vaccine

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In recent years, government health agencies, cancer societies, as well as the American Dental Association (ADA), have attempted to recruit dentists to advocate for patients to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to prevent oral cancers. An HPV Vaccine Roundtable initiative, funded largely by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), advises dentists […]

Government Proposes Making It Harder to Get Vaccine Injury Compensation

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In July 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a notice of proposed rule making in the Federal Register1 that would remove shoulder injuries and vasovagal syncope from the Vaccine Injury Table used by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP). The proposed rule making would also eliminate Item XVII, whereby […]

Young Girl Dies in Thailand Following HPV Vaccination

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An 11-year-old girl died on Aug. 30, 2020 after receiving an HPV (human papillomavirus infection) vaccine for cervical cancer at her school in Maha Rat, Thailand. It is unclear how much time elapsed between the time the girl was vaccinated and her death. It is also not clear if the death was caused by the […]

Mom Questions Safety of Gardasil

Mom Questions Safety of Gardasil

Just weeks after a teenager received a vaccine meant to prevent HPV, problems arose. The teenager’s mother says she had nowhere to turn for information or help. Seventeen-year-old Maddy Mormon loves music. But two years ago, she got too tired to play and would lie in bed with intense headaches and body pain. Maddy missed […]

American Cancer Society Tells Doctors to Give Nine-Year-Old Children HPV Vaccine

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The American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its guidelines for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination on July 8, 2020 and now recommends that doctors and other healthcare providers routinely administer the two-dose HPV vaccination series to boys and girls between the ages of nine and 10.1 Currently, the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends […]

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