A recent research study has suggested that girls who have received the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine have a 25% chance of becoming sterile.1
'A lowered probability of pregnancy'
This information comes from a study published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health in June 2018. The study is titled, "A lowered probability of pregnancy in females in the USA aged 25–29 who received a human papillomavirus vaccine injection."
Research looked at 8 million women in the U.S. between the ages of 25 and 29 years
The research looked at 8 million women in the U.S. between the ages of 25 and 29 years. 75 percent of married women who had never been vaccinated with the vaccine had at least one child. Among married women who had been vaccinated, the number who had at least one child was 50 percent. The same percentage gap was seen between unmarried women; about 25 percent fewer women had children.
Statistical relevance of the study notes that if all 8 million women had been vaccinated, approximately 2 million fewer babies would have been born
The authors of the study comment that the statistical relevance of the study is that if all 8 million women in the study had been vaccinated that approximately 2 million fewer babies would have been born.
"Primary ovarian failure" is a reported complaint of many teens and young women
The study also comments that "primary ovarian failure" is a reported complaint of many teens and young women – which essentially is a triggering of menopause during fertile years. There is a strong suggestion that this occurrence can be triggered by the HPV vaccine.
Multiple states have made the HPV vaccine mandatory
Multiple states have made the HPV vaccine mandatory for girls, with others considering it. The question of the HPV vaccine is a far different question than of other vaccinations for diseases that cause life threatening or debilitating conditions. HPV is also not contagious to the general public.
Risk/benefit to consider
HPV causes genital warts, but only in some carriers. According to the CDC, most people who contract HPV will never show any symptoms – however, this is somewhat misleading, because HPV is a known risk factor for cervical cancer, so there is a risk/benefit to consider. It is estimated that out of every 5,575 women who contract HPV, one will die from cancer complications.
HPV is a sexually transmitted disease
HPV is a sexually transmitted disease, which means large portions of the population are not at risk at all for contracting it. The question that this research seems to raise is not a pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine stance, but rather an informed consent question. Because, for some portions of the populations, this vaccine may be a good idea, but they should be able to make that choice.
- Delong G. A lowered probability of pregnancy in females in the USA aged 25-29 who received a human papillomavirus vaccine injection. J Toxicol Environ Health Part A. 2018;81(14):661-674.
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