Human papillomavirus vaccine: waiting for a miracle

MacDonald, Noni; H├ębert, Paul C.
August 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/28/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 5, p433
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comments on the development of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. He thanks the pharmaceutical industry in Canada for bringing the vaccine to the market. He says that from a public health perspective, vaccines have helped prevent and eradicate many diseases, although they have never been considered lucrative from business point of view. He notes that developing countries must not be left behind in fighting the delays and barriers of eradicating polio.


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