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HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media
The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.
# Cervical Cancer
'Ill-informed, dangerous': Priests ask bishop to withdraw HPV vaccine comments
When asked about the issue, Minister Simon Harris said too much time had been given to the bishop’s HPV vaccine comments.
# Gardasil
FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'?
Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said the vaccine could encourage sexual activity. We can’t factcheck that – but we can say his ’70% safe’ claim is FALSE.
# factcheck
FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits
Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.
Voices
'I am grateful I received the HPV vaccine and will be for the rest of my life'
The vaccine has saved thousands of lives worldwide, writes Imogen Sharkey Ochoa.
# calls to resign
Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns
McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.
# media controversy
Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why?
Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.
# Gardasil
HSE response to TV3 documentary: HPV vaccine has 'good safety record'
Concerns have been raised over the HPV vaccine administered to schoolgirls across the country.
# Gardasil
Teenage girl reportedly suffered fit in school after getting HPV vaccine
Abbey Colohan is just one teenager who will feature in a documentary about the vaccine.
# Health
High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls
The free-of-charge vaccination programme has been received well by first and second year girls.