Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Religious Right and Health Policy
Should pre-teenage girls be routinely vaccinated against a sexually transmitted virus? Details
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Episode: Religious Right and Health Policy
A government advisory committee recommended that 11- and 12-year-old girls be routinely vaccinated against a sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer. The vaccine is most effective when it’s administered to girls before they become sexually active. But with the potential for premarital sex involved, the recommendation has been caught between science, politics and religion.
Premiere Date: 06/30/2006
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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