Gardasil Is it Safe?

Linda Wharton – Naturopath, Acupuncturist and Health Writer
New Zealand

August 22, 2009

In the past week the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil has been in the New Zealand news again.  I watched the six o’clock news a few nights ago as Dr Karen Poutassi from the Ministry of Health reassured New Zealand women that this vaccine is extremely safe.  She smiled and told us that side effects reported following Gardasil shots were mostly mild; and young girls fainting after their shot, merely the result of seeing a whopping great needle coming their way. 

And what of the 47 deaths in other parts of the world, which have occurred in the days or weeks following Gardasil vaccine? Apparently,  they are coincidental, and impossible to connect with the vaccine. 


Comment from Leslie

Excellent well informed article out of New Zealand cautioning
women to watch what is going on in the US before getting the


Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.