Vaccines against cervical cancer and shingles “don’t fit into the whole public health spirit of outbreak prevention.” Continue reading →
Dr. Diane Harper made no value judgments: she laid out the scientific facts. Continue reading →
"The reported rate of serious adverse events is greater than the incidence rate of cervical cancer."
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"How can they call this America, the land of the free?" she asked. "Where are my parental rights?" Continue reading →
What possible risk/ benefit standard can justify giving an inadequately studied vaccine whose risks include serious, permanent adverse effects–including death– to millions of girls and women–who will likely never get cervical cancer? Continue reading →
Dr. Diane M. Harper, a lead researcher in the development of the humanpapilloma virus vaccine, who says giving the drug to 11-year-old girls "is a great big public health experiment."
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The fracas arising from Merck’s aggressive lobbying states to mandate its new HPV vaccine, Gardasil, for 11 year old girls has kicked up a dust storm and drawn a line in the sand. Continue reading →
Good News–Merck caved under backlash.
The vaccine was approved on the basis of limited, short-term tests that showed the vaccine prevents SOME strains of cervical cancer but not others.
The Alliance for Human Research Protection is proud to have played a role in helping to open a public debate about Merck's flagrant commercial push to influence public officials into mandating its human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil, for girls aged 11 to 26.
We are gratified that Texas Governor Rick Perry's Executive Order mandating HPV Vaccine Carries NO Force of Law! It's dead on arrival.
What, in addition to $6,000 does the governor of Texas have to gain by issuing an order REQUIRING all Texas 11 year old girls to be vaccinated?