8/21/2006 8:23:39 AM
MONTREAL, Aug. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting today, Merck Frosst is making
GARDASIL(TM) (quadrivalent human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, 18)
recombinant vaccine) available to physicians and pharmacists across Canada.
The HPV vaccine was approved last month by Health Canada for the prevention of
cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer, precancerous lesions and
genital warts caused by the vaccine HPV types. The first doses of the vaccine
were administered to two young Canadian women today.
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