Actions Taken On HPV Vaccine Proposals In Alabama, Louisiana, Utah, Washington

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 08:00 AM EST

... The following highlights recent news of state actions on human papillomavirus vaccine proposals. Merck's HPV vaccine Gardasil and GlaxoSmithKline's HPV vaccine Cervarix in clinical trials have been shown to be 100% effective in preventing infection with HPV strains 16 and 18, which together cause about 70% of cervical cancer cases. [click link for full article] ...