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...ing education for it as well as an affordable option to have it administered because it will indeed help the number of women who fall under the 3.4% infected with that that one strain of HPV to drop. However, a mandatory vaccination for an STI that is self inflicted is unfair to those who chose to remain sexually abstinent. I believe that the lifestyles of all Americans should be respected as long as they don’t infringe on the rights and safety of others. These lifestyles include the promiscuous student as well as the student who wishes to remain sexually abstinent and unvaccinated.
Brewer, B. PhD (2007). The Doctor's Office: Why Mandatory Vaccine Might Not Be the Answer; Online edition. The Wall Street Journal.
Colgrove, J. (2006) The Ethics and Politics of Compulsory HPV Vaccination. The New England Journal of Medicine. 355, 23, 2389-2391.
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