Deadly vaccines and the teenage girl

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has urged the Health Ministry to scrap the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme for 13-year-old girls, saying the funds would be better used for cervical cancer screening.

The ministry’s RM150 million programme, which targets 300,000 schoolgirls, uses the Gardasil and Cervarix vaccines. Gardasil protects against four HPV types and Cervarix against two.

“The vaccines do not protect against 36 other cancer-related HPV types,” said Idris. He added that the side effects of HPV vaccinations were serious and could be fatal.

Read more:  http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2014/04/30/deadly-vaccines-and-the-teenage-girl/

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