Value of Vaccines 2020
HPV vaccination is cancer prevention
HPV vaccination saves lives. Get the facts and not the false stories. The HPV vaccine is safe and effective. HPV vaccination is cancer prevention. What is HPV? HPV (human papillomavirus) is a group of highly contagious and very common viruses. There are more than 100 types of HPV, of which at least 14 can cause … Continued
Value of Vaccines 2020
‘Vaccinate against meningitis’ urges bereaved mother in Ireland
In 2012, Mags Cregan-Smart lost a baby to meningitis. Now she’s urging mothers to ensure their children are vaccinated. Sadly, globally, progress against meningitis lags behind other vaccine-preventable diseases. What is meningitis? Meningitis is a serious illness. Life-threatening bacteria can enter the body and cause meningitis (inflammation of the lining around the brain) and sepsis … Continued