HPV vaccine and autoimmune diseases – more evidence that they are unrelated

The HPV vaccine and autoimmune diseases link is one of the enduring myths about the vaccine, which is regularly debunked by scientists everywhere. The so-called autoimmune syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA) pushed by an Israeli physician, Yehuda Shoenfeld. He claims that the HPV vaccine are causally linked to various autoimmune syndromes. However, ASIA is not…

Diane Harper, lead Gardasil researcher – what are the facts?

This is the 5th out of 13 most popular articles on Skeptical Raptor for the 2016 Year in Review. It’s all about the so-called HPV vaccine researcher, Dr. Diane Harper. Because vaccine deniers lack any scientific evidence supporting their unfounded belief system about immunizations, they tend to rely upon unscientific information like anecdotes, logical…

Is a Gardasil researcher really against the vaccine?

This article about Dr. Diane Harper has been recently updated. The comments here are closed, so please comment at the new article.  Because vaccine deniers lack any scientific evidence supporting their unfounded belief system about immunizations, they tend to rely upon unscientific information like anecdotes, logical fallacies, misinterpretation of data,…

HPV vaccine safety – European Medicines Agency update

As I've written on a number of occasions, HPV vaccines, Gardasil, Cervarix and Silgard, are powerful anti-cancer vaccines. They prevent infection by up to 9 different types of genital and oral human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the USA. HPV is generally transmitted from personal contact during vaginal, anal or…