Merck clings to FDA, CDC endorsement in light of JAMA article In the wake of new safety data on Merck's human papillomavirus vaccine, both FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a statement supporting the product. "Based on the review of available … [Read more...] about FDA, CDC Continues Their Support of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
If A Girl Gets a Gardasil Shot, When Should She Get It? Merck's HPV vaccine, Gardasil, was approved by the FDA and endorsed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in June of 2006. According to the Merck marketing literature, the $360, three shot-series of Gardasil, … [Read more...] about If the Goal Is to Prevent Cervical Cancer…Are School Girls The Right Age Group For The HPV Vaccine?
Political Correctness Effecting Ever Evolving Nomenclature of H1N1 Influenza Virus The Germans call it Schweinegrippe, the French talk about la Grippe A. The World Health Organization now calls it "influenza A(H1N1)," and so do government officials in many countries, but not the … [Read more...] about Influenza A Virus H1N1 Strain Day by Day Chronology
Testing in the Third World JayaJan Pharmaceutical Research in India was one of the companies with which Merck had a contract to test Gardasil. Like most of the industry, Merck increasingly outsources its clinical trials to Contract Research Organizations (CROs) in areas of the … [Read more...] about Can Merck’s HPV Vaccine Clinical Trial Process Be Trusted?
Should Doctors Be Testing For Allergic Reaction to Gardasil Ingredients Before Injection? Old school journalism would have described the Reuters story titled ‘Allergic Reactions to Gardasil Uncommon’, as “having legs”. The ‘Next-Gen’ journalist would describe the story as … [Read more...] about Allergic Reactions to Gardasil — Additional HPV Vaccine Research Needed