What are the controversies of the HPV vaccine?

What are the controversies of the HPV vaccine?

HPV vaccines can cause pain, swelling, and redness where the shot was given, as well as headaches, tiredness, and nausea. The most common serious side effects of HPV vaccination are dizziness and fainting.

Why did the HPV vaccine get recalled?

This recall was caused by an isolated problem in the vaccine manufacturing process. HPV vaccine continues to have a strong safety record, and CDC continues to recommend that all preteen girls and boys receive three doses of this cancer-preventing vaccine at age 11 or 12 years.

Is there a lawsuit for HPV vaccine?

Each Gardasil HPV vaccine lawsuit alleges that the HPV vaccine caused patients to develop autoimmune disorders and other neurologic conditions….Gardasil Lawsuit.

Guillain–Barré syndrome Orthostatic Intolerance
Small Fiber Neuropathy Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)

Who is the HPV vaccine not recommended for?

HPV vaccination is not recommended for everyone older than age 26 years. Some adults age 27 through 45 years who were not already vaccinated might choose to get HPV vaccine after speaking with their doctor about their risk for new HPV infections and possible benefits of vaccination for them.

Is HPV required in military?

The vaccine is approved for females and males aged 9-45 years for prevention of HPV-related dysplasia and cancers. Although it is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), it is not part of the U.S. military’s mandatory vaccine list.

Can the HPV vaccine paralyze you?

People who get GBS can sometimes become paralyzed. Most of the time it’s temporary and the person gets better. Scientists don’t know exactly what causes GBS, but it can be brought on by infections and occasionally by vaccines. A few people have reported GBS after the HPV vaccine.

Can the HPV vaccine cause nerve damage?

April 30, 2009 (Seattle) — Girls and women who receive the Gardasil vaccine to prevent cervical cancer may be at increased risk of a rare but serious disorder of the nervous system in the first few weeks after getting their shots, researchers report.

Did Gardasil get recalled?

During the past several months, we at CDC have been working hard to take steps to increase HPV vaccination coverage among 11-12 year olds, including actively communicating with clinicians and parents about the benefits and safety of this cancer-preventing vaccine.

What does the Catholic Church say about the HPV vaccine?

There is no ethical objection to the HPV vaccine either as a strategy against disease or in its production. Patients and parents must have the opportunity to give informed consent to its administration.

When did HPV vaccine become mandatory?

In 2006, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would provide the vaccine at no cost to girls under age 18. On February 2, 2007, Texas became the first state to issue a mandate—by executive order from the governor—that all girls entering the sixth grade receive the vaccine.

Does Gardasil contain DNA?

Gardasil does contain recombinant HPV L1-specific DNA fragments, but these are not contaminants. DNA encoding the HPV L1 gene is used in the vaccine manufacturing process to produce the virus-like particles that make up the vaccine.

Can HPV vaccine cause GBS?

To date, no safety concerns for GBS following HPV vaccines have been observed in the US spontaneous monitoring system, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System [11,12]. Large population-based studies in the US, France, England, and Scandinavia have found no increased risk of GBS following HPV vaccination [13–16].