mbi 111 report 2

mbi 111 report 2 - Will Boas MBI 111: Section E Virginia...

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Will Boas MBI 111: Section E Virginia House passes bill to end HPV vaccine mandate The topic of this article is that the Virginia’s state legislative body, the House of Delegates, approved a bill that would eliminate the state’s 2007 requirement that girls receive the vaccine against the human papilloma virus before enrolling in the sixth grade. This article relates to the course because there is an extensive unit on sexually transmitted diseases later on in the semester. According to the Center for Disease Control, Human papilloma virus is the most common sexually transmitted disease, and half of sexually active people will contract the virus sometime in their lifetime. Add to the fact that HPV virus is the leading cause of cervical cancer and a smaller component in other cancers, this article was particularly attracting to me. I found it interesting to read about how the two opposing sides are very passionate about their views. My personally think that it is in the state’s best interest to vaccinate as many people as possible because this well cut down on the circulation of the disease and well result in less people dying. I think having the procedure done early enough before a patient realizes what it is would be an effective tactic, which would refute the argument that girls would be more willing to have sex knowing they have been vaccinated. When I received shots when I was little, I had no idea what they were for. Keeping people healthy and saving lives should be one of the government’s top
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