Who invented Gardasil?

Answer Gardasil was invented by Australian Prof. Ian Frazer and the late Dr. Jian Zhou, who began their research in 1991 on a vaccine to prevent the human papillomavirus in young women and girls. The vac... Read More »

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I've had it. The full Guardasil vaccine is 3 shots, taken months apart. The needle is not super large or anything, and a good nurse will do it to where you wont really feel it too much. It doesn't ... Read More »

Is Gardasil safe?

On One Hand: Gardasil is an FDA-Approved VaccineGardasil, a vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), is FDA-approved for females from ages 9 to 26. Gardasil provides protection against four types of... Read More »

How safe is gardasil?

On One Hand: Gardasil is Considered SafeBoth the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report that the Gardasil shot is safe. The CDC anal... Read More »

Can Gardasil be given to males?

Yes. A recent study has shown that Gardasil is 90% effective at preventing genital warts in males. Genital warts are caused by HPV (Human Papiloma Virus). Genital warts are responsible for most pen... Read More »