Parents in Taraba state Tuesday rejected the ongoing HPV vaccine administered on girls between the ages of 9 and 14 years.....CONTINUE READING
A parent who had a female daughter in one of the schools in Jalingo, Mr. John Dankona, while speaking to journalists in Jalingo said he is not comfortable with the vaccine.
“We are rejecting this vaccine because of our previous experience during the COVID-19 era. We were told it is a preventive measure against girl-child from contacting cervical cancer.
“We can no longer key into the ideas of the people from the west.
We don’t know what they intend to achieve from this, therefore, we are against the vaccine in totality,” he said.