Public health officials, parents at odds over HPV vaccine
Broadcast: Midmorning, 02/19/2007, 9:00 a.m.
Vaccination against a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer may become mandatory for girls in Minnesota. Midmorning explores the issues behind the human papilloma virus vaccine.
- Karen Clark: Minnesota state representative, DFL-Minneapolis. She is chair of the Public Health Finance Committee and was a registered nurse.
- Erin Murphy: Minnesota state representative, DFL-St. Paul. She's a member of the Health and Human Services committee and was a registered nurse.
- Arthur Allen: Former Associated Press correspondent who currently writes for Slate magazine's Medical Examiner column. He's the author of "Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine's Greatest Lifesaver."
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