TITLE

ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES ACCOMPANYING LEGISLATION REQUIRING HPV VACCINATION OF GIRLS

AUTHOR(S)
Cook, Kristin
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2008, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the ethical and legal issues involving the mandatory vaccination of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of girls in Texas. The order, which was issued by the Governor Rick Perry on February 2, 2007, received the newly approved Gardasil, a vaccine which is effective in preventing cancer caused by the strands of HPV.
ACCESSION #
36130974

 

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