HPV Vaccinations - Concerns

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The Current
While Merck-Frosst might have raised public awareness of the Human Papilloma Virus, the federal government and a growing list of provinces have elevated HPV to the top of the healthcare agenda. Now that Nova Scotia and Ontario are introducing vaccination programs, the rush for a so-called cure to cervical cancer raises concerns for some health experts.

Dr. Abby Lippman is a professor of epidemiology at McGill University, and the author of a report in the Canadian Medical Association Journal released this week looking at the HPV vaccine. She was in Montreal.

Audio file at: http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/2007/200708/20070803.html.