As a professional responsible for the care of our children for several hours each day, we know you are concerned about potential health risks that may arise not only from vaccine reactions - but any and all changes in attitudes and behaviors. S.A.N.E. Vax feels that it is our responsibility to inform you of potential health problems that may arise with some of your students after HPV vaccination.
Although adverse events are rare, they are commonly attributed to causes other than vaccination, hence delaying the need for immediate medical care. This is especially true for the HPV vaccines; Gardasil and Cervarix, because the side effects may not show up for months. According to the Vaccine Event Reporting System (VAERS), close to 19,000 adverse reactions and 78 deaths to the HPV vaccines have been reported. Many of the adversely injured girls have been forced to drop out of school because of debilitating medical issues.
Sadly these numbers reflect only 1 to 10% of the population reporting because health officials and the public are not monitoring or attributing their daughter’s or son’s illnesses to the vaccines. However, according the September 2008, FDA Closing Statement on Gardasil 73.3% of girls getting the vaccine will develop new medical conditions. As a teacher and potential confidante to a student you will certainly be most aware of a change in the physical and/or mental health of your students.
Common side effects of HPV vaccines are:
pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site
The following side effects are less common:
swollen glands (neck, armpit, or groin)
unusual tiredness, weakness, or confusion
generally feeling unwell
shortness of breath
bad stomach ache
bleeding or bruising more easily than normal
Should a student experience any of the above problems, please alert their parents to the possibility that they may be exhibiting a vaccine reaction, even several months after getting the vaccine, so they can consult their physician.
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