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Regret Uncovered: the group trying to block the HPV vaccine

Regret is a vociferous pressure group dedicated to opposing the Gardasil vaccine which is used to innoculate teenage girls from cervical cancer

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

20th November, 2016

Last August, in Galway, Professor Margaret Stanley – a leading research scientist in HPV and cervical cancer from the University of Cambridge – gave a public talk on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society.

To say things went badly during the event is putting it mildly. “I have spoken at many meetings, both for medical professionals and for the lay public, but I have never experienced in my professional life the vitriol and animosity that...

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