TITLE

Controversy over cervical cancer vaccine spurs safety surveillance

AUTHOR(S)
Keim, Brandon
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p392
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a controversy on the use of a vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) for preteen girls in the United States. The clinical trials did not determine if the vaccine protects against HPV infection in girls younger than 16. It was also not known if the vaccine has long-term side effects or is compromised when used with other adolescent vaccines.
ACCESSION #
24629919

 

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