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From TheJournal.ie HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media Gardasil

HSE says people claiming to be nurses are warning against HPV vaccine on social media

The head of the HSE’s National Immunisation Office said the health service is starting to win the battle against misinformation, but there is more work to do.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ill-informed, dangerous': Priests ask bishop to withdraw HPV vaccine comments Cervical Cancer

'Ill-informed, dangerous': Priests ask bishop to withdraw HPV vaccine comments

When asked about the issue, Minister Simon Harris said too much time had been given to the bishop’s HPV vaccine comments.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'? Gardasil

FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'?

Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said the vaccine could encourage sexual activity. We can’t factcheck that – but we can say his ’70% safe’ claim is FALSE.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.

From TheJournal.ie 'I am grateful I received the HPV vaccine and will be for the rest of my life' Opinion

'I am grateful I received the HPV vaccine and will be for the rest of my life'

The vaccine has saved thousands of lives worldwide, writes Imogen Sharkey Ochoa.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns Calls To Resign

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

From TheJournal.ie Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why? Media Controversy

Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why?

Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.

From TheJournal.ie HSE response to TV3 documentary: HPV vaccine has 'good safety record' Gardasil

HSE response to TV3 documentary: HPV vaccine has 'good safety record'

Concerns have been raised over the HPV vaccine administered to schoolgirls across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl reportedly suffered fit in school after getting HPV vaccine Gardasil

Teenage girl reportedly suffered fit in school after getting HPV vaccine

Abbey Colohan is just one teenager who will feature in a documentary about the vaccine.

From TheJournal.ie High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls Health

High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls

The free-of-charge vaccination programme has been received well by first and second year girls.