Schoolboys to be offered cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil to stamp out human papilloma virus

(CourierMail) EVERY secondary school boy could soon be offered a free jab to vaccinate them against a sexually transmitted disease that causes cancer. The makers of the Brisbane-developed cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil have asked the Federal Government to extend the highly successful mass immunisation scheme to boys. Since 2007, millions of young Queensland women have received the vaccine, invented by former Australian of the Year Professor Ian Frazer. read more


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