Merck calls of lobbying for making cervical cancer vaccination mandatory

Wed, 21 Feb 2007 06:31 PM EST

... Pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. announced Tuesday it is ending its campaign to make vaccination against cervical cancer mandatory for school girls. The decision comes in the wake of criticism of the company for funding the campaign and lobbying to get legislations enacted so that the vaccine it has a developed for the purpose could find large scale use. ...