HPV vaccinations rise among US teens - The Columbus Dispatch

More than half of all American teenagers are getting vaccinated against human papillomavirus, and the rate is rising, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sixty percent of adolescents received one or more ...

The Catholic Bishop of Waterford and Lismore claims regular smear tests are a lot safer than the HPV vaccine - http://theliberal.ie/ (press release) (blog)

Hundreds of girls in Ireland and thousands worldwide have experienced serious health problems after receiving the vaccine with governments in some countries, such as Japan, pulling their recommendation for citizens to take the jab. Bishop Phonsie ...

Teens may be missing vaccines because parents don't know they need one - The West Milford Messenger

Despite low vaccination numbers nationwide, more than 90 percent of parents polled thought their teen had received all vaccines recommended for their age. Parents may be up to speed on what vaccines their children need for kindergarten, but may be less ...

HSE encourages parents to check sources of information after bishop's HPV-vaccine comments - Kildare Nationalist

HSE officials have been defending the rolling out of the HPV vaccination, after comments made by a bishop this week in which he claimed it could make young girls engage in more risky sexual behaviour. Bishop of Waterford and Lismore Phonsie Cullinan ...

Despite bishops' letter, Regina Catholic schools not against HPV vaccine - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

REGINA — The Regina Catholic School division has apologized after a letter from the province's bishops questioning the HPV vaccine was sent out. The letter said while the vaccine is said to prevent 70 per cent of the HPV infections that could lead to ...

Find out Secret Factors behind the Success of Recombinant Human Papillomavirus Vaccine market growth according ... - Medgadget (blog)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract. Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been found to be associated with several types of cancer. Risk factors include smoking, weakened immune system, long-term oral ...

Saskatchewan bishops make waves - Moose Jaw Times-Herald

Saskatchewan's Catholic bishops are making their opinions known about what some see as a controversial subject. In a letter that was sent out to parents of children in the Catholic school system in Regina, the province's bishops offer what they call ...

Minister berates bishop for 'ignorant' vaccine comments - RTE.ie

Minister for Health Simon Harris has described as "ignorant" and "pathetic" suggestions by the Catholic bishop of Waterford and Lismore that vaccinating 12-year-old girls against the human papilloma virus (HPV) could lead to promiscuity. Mr Harris said ...