Gardasil is in the news once again! As at February 2011, more than 300 adverse reactions to the vaccine were reported to the Irish Medicines Board. We have covered this issue many times see previous BLOG
Gardasil is being administered to young Irish schoolgirls – three doses in all for every child entering second-level education – with the message that this will guard them against cervical cancer. What is not emphasised to these children and, more particularly, to their parents, is the fact that the vaccine is actually to protect against HPV (Human Papilloma Virus), which is a sexually transmitted disease, and which can lead to cervical cancer. So the truth is not being told to gullible parents, and their children are being subjected to a dangerous vaccine. Are Irish parents aware of the dangers of this vaccine, and also are they aware of the implication that their daughters will be involved in sexual activity before they reach the end of their time in school?
Some of the adverse reactions reported, following doses of the vaccine, are ‘malaise, headache, dizziness, syncope [fainting], fatigue, skin and injection site reactions and gastrointestinal symptoms’. There were also four reports of seizures (two relating to epilepsy), ‘as well as four reports of anaphylactic-type reactions’. How long will it be before the death of a girl is reported (as has already happened in the U.S.)