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# HPV vaccine
Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected
The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.
# warning
HSE: Complacency over vaccines could cause death in Ireland
The HSE issued the warning this morning following a spate of deaths as a result of a measles outbreak in Europe.
# vaccinations at school
Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme
The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.
# Cancer
'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women
A heartbreaking US documentary ‘Someone You Love – The HPV Epidemic’ premiered in Dublin last night.
# head and neck
As HPV-linked cancers increase, should boys get the HPV vaccine?
The HPV vaccine can prevent men from contracting genital warts and a number of HPV-associated cancers – but in Ireland it is only offered for free to girls.
# parental guidance
These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine
The girls asked parents with daughters to fill out a survey on the HPV vaccine – and found out some interesting results.
# Vaccination
'Forty young Irish girls will die of cervical cancer as a result of falling HPV vaccine rates' says Fine Gael TD
5,000 fewer girls received the vaccine this year in comparison to the previous year.
# HPV vaccine
The amount of young girls getting the HPV vaccine has dropped significantly
The HSE said it is concerned about the drop.
# Cervical Cancer
HSE developing "care pathway" for girls experiencing symptoms after HPV vaccine
The vaccine, Gardasil, has been criticised by some parent groups.
# 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.
# unprotected
HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.
# HPV vaccine
Gay men's health clinic turned down for vaccination funding
The National Immunisation Programme refused the request.
# Cervical Cancer
Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins
Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.