Merck Press Release (July 30, 2019) Announces Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results Vaccines Merck announced the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination with GARDASIL 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) based on shared clinical decision making for individuals ages 27 through…

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Diane Harper

Professor and chair of the department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville. From 2009 to 2013 she was a professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. From 1996 to 2009 she was a professor at Dartmouth Medical School and director of the Gynecologic Cancer…

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Jacob Puliyel, MD

Jacob Puliyel, MD, MRCP, M Phil, heads pediatrics at St. Stephens Hospital Delhi, India, and member of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) of the Government of India. Dr. Puliyel leads a group of concerned pediatricians, health care activists, teachers in Public Health and public officials who challenge ill-conceived national vaccine policies. Such…

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  A year after professor Susan M. Reverby, a historian at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, uncovered a heinous Guatemalan syphilis experiment conducted between 1946 and 1948, on at least 5,500 under the auspices of the US Public Health Service, a hearing was held this week about the findings of the President’s Bioethics Commission investigation. The…

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The Tribune and The Deccan Herald report (below) that a report submitted by a high level committee appointed by the government of India, after seven girls died while enrolled in an HPV vaccine trial testing the safety of vaccines manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, and Dohme, brought out “shocking findings” about gross violations in the project,…

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You can earn up to $5.00 for participating in a research survey. The research study is looking at the importance of information provided in the consent form for the HPV vaccine, Gardasil.   The survey has about 30 questions and takes about 15 minutes to complete. The survey is geared to the girls/women who have…

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