MacSharry: ‘We respect the experts but can’t ignore concerns on HPV vaccine’

A Fianna Fail TD from the North West says we can’t ignore the side effects that some people have been reporting on the HPV vaccine.

The HSE has launched a new campaign to promote the benefits of the vaccine which is proven to protect against cervical cancer in later life.

The vaccine in this country Gardasil however has been controversial with some parents reporting their daughters had severe side-effects from it.

Fianna Fail TD in Sligo Leitrim Marc MacSharry says that while he respects the opinion of the experts they have been wrong in other sectors in the past: