China’s other big vaccine battle: HPV shots and the extremes women have to go to get them

Despite working in a hospital, surgical nurse Sophie Li found getting protected against the human papillomavirus (HPV) a “difficult victory”.Three years ago, just before hitting the national cut-off age of 26 to receive a wide-spectrum HPV vaccine, Li and a friend had an insider tip-off that the local epidemic prevention station was offering a small batch of vaccines. They raced to the clinic and were the last of just 20 fortunate few who managed to sign up for the vaccine that day. Many others…

Share this:

What do you think?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Written by Headlines

Mainstream media is often "Fake News." Nevertheless, one needs to see what others are seeing and then read with discernment.

18 people rescued from ice floe in Lake Erie

Ottawa mayor declares state of emergency as police threaten arrests for bringing gas to Freedom Convoy