Parents of girls affected by the HPV vaccine
Parents of girls affected by the HPV vaccine in Colombia. Image Source.
The Reconstruando Esperanza Association, made up of victims of the Human Papillomavirus HPV vaccine, will sue the pharmaceutical multinational Merck Sharp & Dohme for “the damages caused to the life and health” of hundreds of women and girls.
The class action lawsuit against the multinational Merck Sharp & Dohme, which produces the drug Gardasil, warns that the amount of damages caused is 490 billion pesos (approximately $30.5 million).