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Editorial: Cervical cancer vaccine prompts needless protests

发布时间:2019-03-02 02:05:00来源:未知点击:

WHEN car seat belts were still a novelty, putting one on could cause an awkward moment. “So you think I’m a bad driver?” passengers would be asked. The right answer was: “Oh, not you, but what about all those other clowns on the road?” Cervical cancer, which kills 250,000 women a year and rising, is about to become a vaccine-preventable disease (see “Will cancer vaccine get to all women?”). HPV, the virus that causes it, is sexually transmitted,