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Male Immunization with Gardasil Not Deemed Cost Effective

Gardasil for Boys not necessary

Although Gardasil has been proven to protect against two strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer, as well as two additional strains that cause genital warts, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has voted against its use as a routine immunization for boys and men.

Public Opinion and Health Reform

Earlier this month, President Barack Obama said that an "unprecedented consensus has come together behind" health-care reform. As recently as June, public opinion polls supported such a proposition. That month a CBS News/New York Times poll found that 64% of Americans agreed that the federal government should guarantee health insurance for all.