Wednesday, 5 December 2007
There have been previous reports in Australia of young girls fainting, experiencing seizures, dizzy spells and paralysis, including 20 students at a Melbourne private school who reported being sick after having an injection in late May.
The Daily Telegraph can reveal that as of November 30 there have been 496 adverse reaction reports filed to the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA).
Of those, 468 of the reported cases had the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine as the sole suspected cause.
In the US there have been reports of up to 1700 women suffering adverse reactions after being vaccinated.