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  • Effectiveness Of The HPV Vaccine

    With Gardasil 9 there were 2 cases of HPV found 2 cases out of 8493 participants while the control had 225 cases which is a decrease in the prevalence of HPV by of 99. 8% (Gardasil 9, 2015). When compared to Gardasil, Gardasil 9 had a 96. 7% efficacy against types. These results were found over 5 trials done by the FDA. In men, it was slightly lower effectiveness but men are less likely to get HPV than women, but they can very easily spread it to their partners even if they don’t have an…

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  • Hpv Research Paper

    HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV) What is HPV? HPV is short for human papillomavirus and is a group of more than 100 related viruses. Each HPV virus is assigned a number which is called HPV type. HPV is a name for warts. Some HPV can cause cancer. There are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital area of male and females. But there are some vaccines that can prevent infections with the most common types of HPV. HPV can be transmitted through intimate skin to skin contact. You can also get…

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  • Joseph Mercola's Opposing Viewpoints

    posts on his website, he goes about debunking the science behind the Gardasil vaccine, he even goes as far as mentioning how “Between May 2009 and September 2010, the adverse…

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  • Human Papillomavirus

    Human Papillomavirus Infection Lexy Crawford Microbiology 2420 Mr. Hudson The Human Papillomavirus Virus is a type of virus that causes cervical cancer through sexual transmission, but there is little evidence that infection can be avoided by behavioral change, such as condom use. Vaccines against HPV infection are likely to have high effects. The effectiveness of HPV vaccination as a strategy for cervical cancer control. Finally, projections of the number of cases of cervical cancer…

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  • Hpv Controversy

    controversy. This controversy has once again been rekindled in the recent Republican primary debates between Texas governor Rick Perry and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann from Minnesota, in which Bachmann emphatically stated that Merck's HPV vaccine, Gardasil, causes mental retardation. As a physician, parent, and author of the award-winning book The HPV Vaccine Controversy: Sex, Cancer, God and Politics (Praeger, 2008), I feel compelled to comment on this issue. A report presented by four…

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  • Hpv Vaccine Research Paper

    Gardasil provides 100% protection for HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18 and Cervarix only 16 and 18. The vaccines are 100% safe and effective up to 8 years. (Predictions show it’s likely to provide longer protection however vaccines only started 8 years ago.) Gardasil also provides “some” resistance to types 31, 33, 52, 56, 58 and 59 which cause 12% of cervical cancer. It is also the vaccine…

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  • The HPV Vaccine

    45-year-old women who had received three doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine, Gardasil, within one year, had HPV 6/11/16/18-related genital warts or cervical cancer 6 years after receiving their vaccinations. While the study was limited to the Columbian women, its results still accurately display the positive effects of the HPV vaccine on those who are vaccinated. In the United States, more than 23 million doses of Gardasil were administered through the end of the year 2008. The Vaccine…

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  • Human Papillomavirus Research Paper

    women and it is estimated that 20 million are infected and an additional 6 million Americans will become infected each year. Initially there was only a two vaccines (Gardasil and Cervarix ) available to protect young women against major strands of the HPV virus, but we have since become more educated about HPV and are now using Gardasil (the same for young women)to protect our young men as well. Although the vaccine is widely available, many parents of young women and men have not taken the…

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  • Pros Of Mandatory Vaccination

    The health of the global population should always come before all else, considering that a person must be alive in order to hold religious or moral beliefs (Parkins 440). Choosing not to vaccinate a child effects not only that child, but also everyone around him or her. For example, Gillian Hodge, a mother from Virginia, had to endure a grueling 30-day quarantine after her newborn baby girl caught measles at her doctor’s office (Parkins 439). Baby Mackenzie, who was too young to receive her MMR…

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  • HPV Vaccine Analysis

    females. The HPV vaccine is a series of three shots over six months given to protect against HPV infection and other problems that HPV can cause. Two kinds of vaccines are currently available, Cervarix and Gardasil. Cervarix is only available for women and can protect against cervical cancers. Gardasil is available for men and women and can give protection…

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