Friday, September 16, 2011

Michelle Bachmann taking up the anti-vaccine crusade

Earlier this week Congressperson Bachmann took a crack at the HPV vaccine, saying that she heard from some person that her daughter had become a retard after getting vaccinated.
"There’s a woman who came up crying to me tonight after the debate," Bachmann said after the debate, where she had told Perry on stage that she was "offended" by his decision. "She said her daughter was given that vaccine. She told me her daughter suffered mental retardation as a result of that vaccine." The Telegraph
It's unfortunate that people who don't die of cervical cancer never realize it and unable to talk with presidential hopefuls. I dream of day when nephrology fellows won't get calls in the middle of the night to handle potassiums of 8 caused by cervical cancer associated bladder outlet obstruction.

Interesting infographic on the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer. Click here for a readable version.

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