Readers have likely heard that CDC's ACIP is recommending HPV (Gardasil from Merck) vaccination for 11 and 12 year old boys. And a study now says HPV might be related to heart disease. Interesting timing, yes? You might recall that the former head of the CDC now runs the vaccine division for Merck. Then there's this story out of CA.
NATIONAL CITY, Calif. -- A San Diego grandmother told 10News on Tuesday that she is outraged after she says her 11-year-old grandson was given a vaccine for human papillomavirus -- or HPV -- without parental approval.
Read the full story at 10News.com.
How many families will be shocked to learn that their children have been legally vaccinated without consent since AB499 passed in California? Looks like we'll need to ask Adriana to create a boy version of this artwork. Perhaps holding a little league baseball bat with the Gardasil logo. Let's hope this youngster in CA is OK. today, and through out his reproductive life.