Health Focus: Vaccines Saves Lives

Health Focus

There has been a public outcry and conflicting arguments as to the value of vaccines. In this instance is the HPV vaccine widely believed to prevent cervical cancer.

Cervical Cancer

This germ is responsible for many deaths worldwide and Jamaica is no exception.

Photo: 12 year old Monica of Mona High, Jamaica displays patch from HPV shot given at her school by Ministry of Health.

Is this ignorance or bad mind? You be the judge.

Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie is Senior International Correspondent & photojournalist for Vision Newspaper.

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