CDC Says Cervical Cancer Vaccine Gardasil Is Very Safe

October 23, 2008

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has come out and stated that the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil is safe for use by teen girls...Washington (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has come out and stated that the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil is safe for use by teen girls.

The CDC has found and confirmed that the cervical cancer vaccine does not increase the risk of allergic reaction, blood clots, etc.

Merck & Co.received FDA approval for the cervical cancer vaccine two years ago.

The vaccine prevents against four types of HPV, which are the leading cause of cervical cancer.

To be able to confirm the safety of the vaccine, researchers looked over the results 375,000 doses of the vaccine from August 2006 to July 2008.

The CDC confirmed that the vaccine did not result in an increased risk of adverse events.


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