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BMJ: HPV vaccine safety: Cochrane launches urgent investigation into review after criticisms

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Ravn, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Ravn

    Ravn Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Not commenting on the safety or otherwise of HPV vaccine, I know nothing much about that topic.

    Just posting this to show that it is possible to move Cochrane to review their own reviews - in an urgent fashion no less. Time will tell the quality of the review of the original review.

    https://www.bmj.com/content/362/bmj.k3472.full
    BMJ 2018; 362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k3472 (Published 09 August 2018)
     
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  2. Sean

    Sean Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Shows you just how little respect they have for ME patients.
     
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  3. Sisyphus

    Sisyphus Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    It’s not possible to include testing on people with every possible illness. In our case, vaccines in general are contraindicated, so you can’t ethically test on people whom you know to have M.E
     
  4. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    The difference (in this case) is that prominent people involved with the Cochrane collaboration were the ones making the criticism.
     

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