Should the HPV Vaccine Be Required?

Lawmakers begin a debate on whether a vaccine against HPV should be added to the must-have list of immunizations. Guests on the program talk about the vaccine, how it works, and whether the vaccine should be mandatory.


Robert Rose, associate professor of medicine, and of microbiology and immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center; helped to develop HPV vaccine

Gregory Zimet, professor with Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Indiana University Cancer Center; researched different attitudes toward STD vaccines and mandates

Dawn Richardson, president of Parents Requesting Open Vaccine Education; opposes HPV vaccine mandate



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