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Catholic School Girls Denied HPV Vaccine By Canadian Bishops

A vaccine to help prevent cervical cancer could send the wrong message, Catholic leaders in Calgary decided. Via TIME Newsfeed:

The female students in Calgary’s Catholic school system will be receiving one less shot than their public school counterparts. In 2008, a group of bishops led by Bishop Frederick Henry deemed that providing the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination — which guards girls against the four strands of HPV most associated with cervical cancer — to fifth and ninth-grade girls could be viewed as a compromise of Catholic teaching, because HPV is a sexually transmitted virus.

Children in Calgary’s Catholic schools were sent home with… a letter… instruct[ing] parents that “Although school-based immunization delivery systems generally result in high numbers of students completing immunization, a school-based approach to vaccination sends a message that early sexual intercourse is allowed.”

HPV Calgary says that by banning the vaccine, the church is literally endangering the lives of thousands of girls.

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British Girl Dies After Vaccination

Adding fuel to the fire that has been growing as a result of rumors of government-mandated swine flu vaccination, the “vaccines are poisons” crowd will surely jump on this. The question I have is more along the lines of do vaccines do more harm than good? It would be such a large violation of the Hypocratic Oath that I really find it hard to believe that all doctors advising their patients to take the vaccine would be blind to a nefarious New World Order conspiracy to wipe out or dumb down the population. Thoughts anyone?

Here’s part of the story as related by AFP:

LONDON — An urgent investigation was under way on Tuesday after a 14-year-old school girl collapsed and died after being vaccinated against cervical cancer.
The girl, who was named as Natalie Morton, died on Monday shortly after being injected with the Cervarix vaccine at the Blue Coat CofE school in Coventry.

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