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High allergy rate with Gardasil?

September 1, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Australian researchers say Gardasil, also known as the HPV vaccine, may be associated with a higher than usual risk of serious allergic reactions.Researchers looked at 260,000 doses. At a rate of about 2.5 cases per 100,000 doses, patients had a rash, difficulty breathing, or nausea.

Scientists in the United States say the reaction rate isn't any worse than other vaccines.


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