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A Presidential candidate recently made the unsubstantiated comment on national television that the HPV vaccine has "very serious consequences" and that it can cause mental retardation. (Details can be read by clicking here.) We invite you to share your views with other pediatricians about whether such claims by public figures have an impact on the general public's decision to vaccinate. How would you respond to such claims? What will you tell your patients if they ask? Please share your views by clicking here.

A Presidential candidate recently made the unsubstantiated comment on national television that the HPV vaccine has "very serious consequences" and that it can cause mental retardation. (Details can be read by clicking here.) We invite you to share your views with other pediatricians about whether such claims by public figures have an impact on the general public's decision to vaccinate. How would you respond to such claims? What will you tell your patients if they ask? Please share your views by clicking here.

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