"She's dead wrong about what that vaccine does." Offit said the vaccine is safe and effective.
If it was given to 100 percent of young girls today, then 20 to 25 years from now, there would be an 80 percent reduction in cervical cancer incidence, he said. William Schaffner, chairman of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: "The HPV vaccine is a wonderful advance in the prevention of cancer — for girls and women certainly, but also for boys and men. Whether all girls should be mandated to receive the vaccine is best left to the public in each state where the issue can be discussed and debated.
In my opinion, vaccines are one of those experiments and rather than While in the Marine Corps, I was vaccinated against every possible disease that there is a vaccine for not once, but twice, sometimes even three times (somehow my shot records never made it to my medical records, which I understand is common in the service). When I say it was mandated, I do in fact mean that I was forced to get these vaccines.
Per the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) my body was property of the US Government when I was in the service. During safety briefs before summer holiday weekends we were told to wear sunscreen (check out the dangers of sunscreen here) because if we got a sunburn while off-duty we could be charged with destruction to government property.
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) school vaccine requirements are determined by individual states, a right which might be revoked now that states are mandated to enforce individuals to purchase insurance per the Federal government.
One of my main concerns about the government controlling our health care is mandated vaccines.
Not amused by my sarcasm, he said, “If you don’t get the shot I will charge you with disobeying orders Lieutenant.” He was dead serious.
Thankfully, I have not had any major complications (although the more research that I do, I think I have some ongoing side effects from the Gardasil vaccine).
In last night's GOP presidential candidates debate, Rep. Rick Perry for his 2007 legislation mandating, through an executive order, that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine be given to young girls in his state."I'm a mom. And to have innocent little 12-year-old girls be forced to have a government injection through an executive order is just flat-out wrong," Bachmann said during the debate.
"It's a violation of a liberty interest."The HPV vaccine protects against strains of HPV that cause cervical cancer.