Friday, December 9th, 2016

Merck has been getting some well-deserved knocks recently for lobbying for legislation to make the administering of their vaccine Gardasil mandatory for girls as young as 11 or 12. Now Merck has decided to suspend their lobbying efforts. But medical groups, politicians and parents began rebelling after disclosure of a behind-the-scenes lobbying campaign by Gardasil’s […]

Merck has been getting some well-deserved knocks recently for lobbying for legislation to make the administering of their vaccine Gardasil mandatory for girls as young as 11 or 12. Now Merck has decided to suspend their lobbying efforts. But medical groups, politicians and parents began rebelling after disclosure of a behind-the-scenes lobbying campaign by Gardasil’s […]

Texas Governor Rick Perry issued an executive order requiring Merck’s cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil, be administered to all girls entering the 6th grade beginning in September 2008. Perry’s bypassing of the state legislature has caused some to raise concerns about his ties to Merck Corporation, including campaign donations he received. Merck has a huge financial […]

Texas Governor Rick Perry issued an executive order requiring Merck’s cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil, be administered to all girls entering the 6th grade beginning in September 2008. Perry’s bypassing of the state legislature has caused some to raise concerns about his ties to Merck Corporation, including campaign donations he received. Merck has a huge financial […]