Mandating HPV Vaccinations

Rita Rubin talked about issues raised by a new vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV). It has been reported that 1 in 4 U.S. women… read more

Rita Rubin talked about issues raised by a new vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV). It has been reported that 1 in 4 U.S. women between the ages of 14 and 59 has been infected by the virus, which can cause cervical cancer. The drug company Merck has been promoting efforts to require girls to be vaccinated against HPV. Texas Governor Rick Perry has ordered required vaccinations of sixth graders. Ms. Rubin responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. 

Ms. Wodele served as guest host. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Mandating HPV Vaccinations

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Mar 3, 2007

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  • Mar 03, 2007 | 9:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
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